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Grand Manan

(mənăn`), island c.16 mi (26 km) long and c.7 mi (11.3 km) wide, S N.B. Canada, in the Bay of Fundy. On the north and west sides are bold cliffs, rising from 200 ft to 400 ft (61–122 m) high, visible from the Maine coast. The principal villages and harbors, North Head, Grand Harbor, and Seal Cove, are on the south and east sides. The chief occupation is fishing, and the island is a summer resort. It was settled after the American Revolution by Loyalists; British possession was disputed by the United States until 1817.

Grand Manan

a Canadian island, off the SW coast of New Brunswick: separated from the coast of Maine by the Grand Manan Channel. Area: 147 sq. km (57 sq. miles)
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On August 4, additional information revealed that the patient went on frequent excursions into the woods of Grand Manan Island and had exposures to feral cats.
In the Grand Manan Cook Book compiled in 1979 by the Grand Manan Hospital Auxiliary I find numerous recipes for the fish that made this island thrive for two hundred years:
2] Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station 24 Route 776 Grand Manan, New Brunswick, E5G 1A1, Canada.
L'age U-Pb sur zircon du granite du ruisseau Stanley, sur l'ile Grand Manan, se situerait a environ 535 [+ or -] 2 Ma et remonterait au debut du Cambrien.
latissima was collected subtidally by scuba divers at Ingalls Head wharf, Grand Manan Island (44[degrees]40'N, 66[degrees]46'W).
For example, regarding the development of salmon farms on Grand Manan Island, Marshall (2001, 350) paints a grim picture, suggesting that, 'The introduction of new productive relations that are directed from outside the community, and the alienation of the very marine spaces that have sustained the community over generations, together threaten to, at the very least, completely transform all social relations' (italics mine).
Despite mutual suspicion and cultural clashes, the survey teams worked together remarkably well, not least in engaging in low-level diplomacy so that the Americans gained islands safeguarding access to the Detroit River, while the British held on to Campobello and Grand Manan, to which Maine arguably had a stronger claim, and secured Wolfe Island as a screen for Kingston.
All around Canada's Grand Manan Island, the tide is rising.
We tried a salty snack called dulse, a dried purple sea vegetable that grows on the shores of Grand Manan Island in the Bay of Fundy.
I only have to look at the phone book to understand that the Grand Manan of my childhood is long gone.
For the people of Grand Manan, government-approved exploitation of rockweed is yet another outside threat to local ecosystems and economic sustainability
Our study was conducted in June and July 1994 and 1995, at the Bowdoin Scientific Station, located on Kent Island, in the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada (44 [degrees] 35[minutes]N, 66 [degrees] 46[minutes]W): The 80-ha island is isolated from the mainland of Maine and Nova Scotia by 20 km and from the island of Grand Manan, the nearest large body of land, by 9 km.