Cape Breton

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Cape Breton

 

an island off the eastern coast of North America at the mouth of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Cape Breton is part of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. Area, 10,300 sq km. The island is composed of crystalline rocks. The surface is an undulating plateau, with its highest elevation 532 m (in the north); it is covered with taiga forests. In the central section of the island is Lake Bras d’Or (area, 932 sq km). There is a fishing industry. The chief population centers are Sydney and Glace Bay.

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Scots fled to Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, after the Highland clearances of the 1820s.
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He returned to Cape Breton, Nova Scotia shortly before his death in 1922.
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We've come to Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, to spend ten days in paradise, and as far as I'm concerned, there are no prerequisites on my time, so I don't even have to read a book if I don't want to.
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Current projects include the recovery of Le Chameau, a French ship lost in 1725 off the rocks of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia that was carrying hundreds of thousands of gold and silver coins, religious pieces, ornate artillery and other artifacts associated with the prominent and wealthy passengers who perished with the vessel.
of Nova Scotia will build the Maritime Link connecting the island of Newfoundland to Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.
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