Newfoundland and Labrador
(iii) Red Bay is the most complete and most extensive example of 16th century Basque whaling stations. It bears exceptional testimony to the Basque whaling tradition overseas;
(iv) It is an outstanding example of a technological ensemble - all the significant components of the industrial process, including exceptionally well-preserved vessels - illustrating early European commercial exploitation of the rich North American natural resources;
(v) It is an outstanding example of a land and sea use representative of Basque whaling culture in the 16th century.