Fortune
in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
47.067 and -55.832 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 47° 3' 59" and W -55° 49' 53"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - CAD
Spoken languages:
English, French, Inuktitut
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 03:51 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: America/St_Johns
UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:54 am and 5:56 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.817 and 122.383 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Yerangatup
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Canada in Northern America

Safety Score: 4,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Canada.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Canada. Last Update: 2021-02-27 08:32:48

Discover Fortune

Fortune in Newfoundland and Labrador is a place in Canada about 954 mi (or 1,535 km) east of Ottawa, the country's capital city.

Current time in Fortune is now 03:51 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named America / St Johns with an UTC offset of -3.5 hours. We know of 4 airports near Fortune. The closest is airport we know is St Pierre Airport in Saint pierre and miquelon in a distance of 26 mi (or 43 km). The closest airport in Canada is Gander International Airport in a distance of 142 mi (or 43 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Saint-Pierre, Miquelon, St. John's, and . To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: -4°C / 26 °F

Morning Temperature -5°C / 23 °F
Evening Temperature -2°C / 28 °F
Night Temperature -1°C / 29 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 87%
Air Pressure 1032 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 12 km/h (7 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 5% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 27th of February 2021

1°C (34 °F)
1°C (33 °F)
Rain and snow, gale, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 28th of February 2021

-1°C (31 °F)
-0°C (31 °F)
Light snow, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Monday, 1st of March 2021

0°C (33 °F)
-2°C (29 °F)
Rain and snow, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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A trip on John's Argo

Published: July 16, 2014
Length: 04:09 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mushtaque Ahmed

While vacationing in Newfoundland with our daughter Tanya, son in law Perry and our grandkids Nolan & Sasha, we also took a side trip to Grand Bank, where Perry's parents live. It was a most...


Targa NL 2009 - GT - 4-6 Fortune

Published: September 21, 2009
Length: 16:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: silverharerally

Grand Touring class. Short in-town stage. 2.09 km. Average speed to maintain - 52 km/h. However, our GPS can show top speed, and we hit 78, I think, and 85 on the second run.


Targa Newfoundland 2009 - Day 4 Stage7: Fortune2

Published: October 14, 2009
Length: 25:19 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: 70tKAWAn

Day 4 Stage7: Fortune2- Targa Newfoundland 2009 Grand Touring Category.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Fortune Head

Fortune Head is a headland located about 1.6 km from the town of Fortune on the Burin Peninsula, southeastern Newfoundland. A 140 m thick section of rock along its cliffs is designated the Global Boundary Stratotype Section and Point (or GSSP) representing the boundary between the Precambrian era and the Cambrian period, 541.0 ± 1.0 million years ago.

Located at 47.0742, -55.8572 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Paleontological sites of North America, Headlands of Newfoundland and Labrador

Terreneuvian

The Terreneuvian is the lowermost and oldest Series of the Cambrian geological System. Its base is defined by the first appearance datum of the trace fossil Treptichnus pedum around 541.0 ± 1.0 million years ago. Its top is defined as the first appearance of trilobites in the stratigraphic record around ~521 million years ago. This series was formally ratified by the International Commission on Stratigraphy in 2012.

Located at 47.0762, -55.831 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geology, Stratigraphy, Cambrian

Fortunian

The Fortunian stage marks the beginning of the Phanerozoic, the Paleozoic and the Cambrian. It is the first of the two stages of the Terreneuvian series. Its base is defined as the first appearance of the trace fossil Treptichnus pedum 541.0 ± 1.0 million years ago.

Located at 47.0762, -55.831 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Stratigraphy, Cambrian

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