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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.)
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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.

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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.
Over the years, various researchers, most recently Tim Fedak (Fundy Geological Museum), have collected additional skeletal remains of sauropodomorphs.
This is quite small in scale, considering the theoretical 2,500 MW that could be harvested from the full power of Fundy's tides.
What to do .Go whale watching in the Bay of Fundy .Feast on lobsters -once the poor man's food of the region -and go on a lobster cruise in Shediac Bay .Try local dish Acadian poutines r--pees -but don't be surprised if you don't like it .Take a trip to the grey seal colony in Kouchibouguac National Park
This is the best place to experience the famous tides at the Bay of Fundy. More than 12million people a year come for the view.
The whales migrate along the Atlantic coast between the Bay of Fundy and Florida.
Throughout the spring in the Bay of Fundy, they and their spiral cases of eggs are a familiar sight from the low tide line out into deeper water.
Following this, more localized glaciers formed over Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia and flowed out to the ocean through the Bay of Fundy. In some areas like Joggins, NS (Figure 4) the till deposits of all these glaciers can be found stacked one on top of another.
Fundy, making his first appearance under Rules at 12 years old, led from the top of the hill to win by a length and a half under Jodie Mogford in the two and a half mile maiden chase.
Abstract The Greater Fundy Ecosystem (GFE) project is an attempt to design and implement a plan to manage a landscape on an ecologically sustainable basis.
Podhoretz, a thoroughgoing atheist, does an excellent job of sounding like a fundy. He rallies round the Levitical pronouncement that gay sex is an abomination and insists that people are "encouraged or seduced" into being gay.
Olsen's group is basing its conclusions on four groups of fossils found two years ago in the McCoy Brook Formation along the Bay of Fundy (SN: 2/8/86, p.86).