Gros Morne grō môrn [key], mountain, 2,644 ft (806 m) high, W Newfoundland island, Canada, in the Long Range N of Bonne Bay second highest point on Newfoundland.
Gros Morne National Park (690 sq mi/1,787 sq km est. 1970) contains a shifting sand dune region of the coast and the most spectacular section of the Long Range.
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