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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.
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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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Grand Manan is a Canadian island in the Gulf of Maine, right off the coast that hosts the border between the United States and Canada.
A statement by the Grand Manan Fishermen's Association said: "We understand that a few Grand Manan fishermen were approached by the United State Border Services during the month of June.
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:
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.
droebachiensis (test diameter range, 4.5-10.7 mm) at Whale Cove, Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick (44[degrees]47'N, 66[degrees]45'W); Bancroft Point, Grand Manan Island (44[degrees]43'N, 66[degrees]44'W); and Brandy Cove, St.
He began his ministry in New Brunswick, serving in the Miramichi region and in Grand Manan, Bay of Fundy.
This article reports findings from an ethnographic study of the interactions between recently introduced salmon farms and traditional lobster fishing around Grand Manan and Deer Islands in the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick (Figure 1).
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.
I only have to look at the phone book to understand that the Grand Manan of my childhood is long gone.