Fundy


Also found in: Dictionary, Financial, Wikipedia.
Related to Fundy: Bay of Fundy, Fundy National Park

Fundy

Bay of. an inlet of the Atlantic in SE Canada, between S New Brunswick and W Nova Scotia: remarkable for its swift tides of up to 21 m (70 ft.)

Fundy

 

an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean in North America; the northern part of the Gulf of Maine. The Bay of Fundy measures 300 km in length. It has a maximum width of 90 km and a maximum depth of 208 m at the entrance. Tides are semidiurnal and reach 18 m, the highest in the world. Saint John, a city on the bay, is an important port.

References in periodicals archive ?
The Bay of Fundy is the life-blood of the region, funnelling 25million cubic metres of water a second in and out of the Bay twice daily.
At least half the semipalmated sandpipers in the world--some estimates say 95 percent--gather at the Bay of Fundy as their last-chance feeding ground before a southward, nonstop migration of some 2,400 kilometers.
A 1997 survey of estuaries in the Bay of Fundy and Gulf of Maine done by the Conservation Council of New Brunswick and the Conservation Law Foundation in Boston revealed widespread habitat loss caused by pollution, shoreline development, causeways and dams, and bottom dredging and dragging.
Deglaciation and marine submergence were contemporaneous events creating a broad embayment extending inland from the Bay of Fundy (Rampton et al.
The work our research team undertakes in the Bay of Fundy is critical to the right whale's long term survival and it wouldn't be possible without the help of Irving Oil," says Moira Brown, Senior Scientist at the New England Aquarium.
Food aside, the Bay of Fundy is famous for its tides - it has the highest tidal range in the world at 53ft.
The tide is high The Bay of Fundy has the highest July all-pounds pounds July at July self-July 2* 2* tides in the world.
Forget Hawaii; consider instead New Brunswick's Bay of Fundy, whose natural funnel shape helps create the highest tides in the world, up to an incredible 48 feet.
By the mid-1930s, Wincapaw was visiting 117 New England lighthouses, from West Quaddy Head Light in the Bay of Fundy to Watch Hill, R.
Additional case studies are given for lobsters and crabs-the southwestern Nova Scotia-Bay of Fundy lobster fishery, Western Australia rock lobster fishery, modeling the Norway lobster component of the Irish Sea multi-species fishery, managing the cyclic U.
The Bay of Fundy tidal project has been assigned US$20mn in federal funding.
Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) Fundy Advanced Sensor Technology (FAST) platform, which is grounded on OceanWorks International s preliminary design offered to FORCE, is now in its final testing and sea trials stage.