Chignecto

Chignecto

(shĭgnĕk`tō), isthmus connecting N.S., Canada, with the Canadian mainland, between Chignecto Bay and Northumberland Strait. It is c.17 mi (27 km) across at its narrowest point near Amherst, the chief city of the isthmus.
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Equivalent units are well exposed along the western coast of Cape Breton Island, but the thickest and best exposures occur in the Cumberland Basin of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, exposed along the shores of Chignecto Bay, the inner, northern arm of the Bay of Fundy (Fig.
After publishing The Chignecto Covenanters: A Regional History of Reformed Presbyterianism in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, 1827-1905, he realized there were still many more untold stories.
org/campaigns/chignecto) Chignecto Isthmus , a narrow strip of land that joins mainland Nova Scotia to New Brunswick.
We see the morning sun rising over the Tantramar Marsh and Chignecto Bay at the top of the Bay of Fundy," says Stewart.
Bien que l'isthme de Chignecto et le detroit de Canseau (Canso) separent les Acadies francaise et anglaise, l'Acadie peninsulaire demeure une zone tampon frequentee par les Micmacs ou vivent toujours bon nombre d'Acadiens sous la juridiction britannique.
Andrews-based Huntsman Marine Science Centre to conduct a two-year research program on 11 potential power generating sites in the Bay of Fundy, including regions extending from Cape Enrage, near Chignecto Bay, down to the Western Passage areas of Passamaquoddy Bay.
Till geochemistry and Pebble Lithology, Chignecto Peninsula, Nova Scotia (sheet 9) scale 1:100 000; Quaternary geology and till geochemistry of the western part of Cumberland County, Nova Scotia (sheet 9), by R.
Most rocks in the collection are from Halifax, Parrsboro, Cape Chignecto, Ile Haute, and the Cobequid Mountains while many minerals were collected from Parrsboro, Blomidon (Fig.
If you're not an Attawapiskat business or you're not a trainer (for Aboriginals), then you are behind the eight ball," Gerry Kerr, partner with Chignecto Consulting Group and consultant for Attawapiskat First Nations, says.
Cornwallis' immediate successor did not consider the Acadians a threat, but he returned to England for medical treatment after only a year, never to return and in his place was appointed a professional soldier, Charles Lawrence, who knew the Acadians only from his experience in the no-man's land on the Chignecto Isthmus where France had built Fort Beausejour as a riposte to the founding of Halifax, and LeLoutre was forcing the Acadians in the region to relocate to French-controlled territory.
His mother, Toby Gabriel, 24, was found lying in the surf in Lower Cove, on Nova Scotia's Chignecto Bay.
After a delicious lunch served by the local UEL Branch in the foyer of the newly opened New Brunswick Museum, we departed the Loyalist City and journeyed to the Isthmus of Chignecto for a visit to Fort Beausejour-Cumberland, a national historic site.