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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There have also been proposals based on the difference in tidal range on opposite sides of the Chignecto Isthmus.
A year after the disaster, a survey was made between 13 August and 31 December for a proposed canal across the Chignecto Isthmus from the Bay of Fundy to the Northumberland Strait.
3) the average range of the tides is close to 5 m, halfway into the Bay 7.3 m and at the head of Chignecto Bay near Belliveau Village, N.B., the average range is 12 m and can reach 15.2 m.
2002), south of the North River pluton, near the Cape Chignecto pluton, and near Nuttby.
Extensive desert-like sand dunes cover many areas, and in Chignecto Bay and Minas Channel constricted areas are scoured down to bedrock in depressions as deep as 60 m.
The majestic Fundy Shore contains such sites as the UNESCO World Heritage site in Joggins, Cape Chignecto Park in Advocate harbour, which is one of the premier hiking parks in Canada, the Fundy Geological museum in Parrsboro, and an aspiring UNESCO Geopark project.
"Beginning at Swann Cove about two miles to the Eastward of Chegnecto River, and thence to run North Ten Miles, thence Westerly to Parrsborough, aforesaid, and then bounded on the North and West by said Parrsborough and on the South by Minas Basin, comprehending the Public Land, on the East side Chignecto River, and all the lots on both sides the Road, leading from thence to Francklin Manor." (28)
In 1991, he completed the Destroyer Navigation Officer course and was employed as Navigation Officer in HMCS CHIGNECTO and ANNAPOLIS.
In 1941, on a short tour of Canada, the Archduchess Adelaide von Hapsburg visited the village of Terence Bay, a small fishing hamlet at the end of the Chignecto Peninsula on Nova Scotia's south shore (1).
That included exquisite opportunities to hike in Cape Chignecto Park and on trails surrounding Bouctouche.
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.