Georgian Bay

Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Related to Georgian Bay: Georgian Bay Islands National Park

Georgian Bay,

large northeastern extension of Lake Huron, S Ont., Canada, separated from Lake Huron by Manitoulin Island and by the Bruce Peninsula; Lucas Channel is its chief connection with Lake Huron. Rivers draining the lake regions of S Ontario flow into it; they include the French River, which, with North Channel, the northern connection of Georgian Bay with Lake Huron, forms part of the old voyageur's trading route from Montreal to the northwest. Georgian Bay is connected with Lake Ontario by the Severn River and Trent Canal. Christian Island is the largest in the bay. Many of the well-timbered, rock-bound islands of Georgian Bay are summer resorts. The Georgian Bay Islands National Park (5.4 sq mi/13.9 sq km; est. 1929) includes 40 of the islands and part of the mainland.

Georgian Bay

a bay in S central Canada, in Ontario, containing many small islands: the NE part of Lake Huron. Area: 15 000 sq. km (5800 sq. miles)
References in periodicals archive ?
Becky Pollock, communications manager for the Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve, believes that developing a “sense of place” for the area to guide development plans is very important for the future of the area's communities.
Previous big-field Ascot form on the straight course is essential and Georgian Bay didn't face it in the Victoria Cup.
The handicapper took a similar view in putting him up 4lb for the defeat, but Georgian Bay looks just the type to be featuring in some of the more competitive handicap events this winter.
Iain Craig, a retired History teacher, retraced Simcoe's 1793 trip up the Humber River to Georgian Bay in a May presentation to the branch.
The Jesuit Martyrs' Shrine in Midland near the shores of Georgian Bay attracts over 180,000 visitors every year.
Ara was introduced to Georgian Bay by his good friend and mentor Dr.
An entrance porch leads to the hall and onto the lounge, a spacious room with a double glazed Georgian bay window to the front and French doors with glazed side panels to the rear elevation giving access to the conservatory.
Organized thematically, rather than by artist, the volume collects together notable works according to subject, including portraits, WWI, and urban and village scenes, with the majority of the works grouped into the geographic areas that the painters depicted, including the east coast, Algonquin Park and Georgian Bay, Algoma and Lake Superior.
The cruise line is now offering a discount of $800 per couple on all departures of all Ontario cruises, including OSkylines & Islands: New York City to TorontoO and ODiscover Ontario: Scenic Georgian Bay.
They were crossing a small inlet between islands in the Georgian Bay up in Canada, and Chris was worrying about hitting one of the large rocks beneath the surface and capsizing.
3rd Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry
Now, on a family camping trip on Georgian Bay, Teresa has lots of opportunities to kayak, and she loves the thrill of challenging herself in the water--her strength and endurance are put to a satisfying test and the kayak becomes an extension of her body.

Full browser ?