Minas Basin


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Minas Basin

a bay in E Canada, in central Nova Scotia: the NE arm of the Bay of Fundy, with which it is linked by Minas Channel
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It is hard to imagine a greater contrast between the relative comfort and sophistication of New York City as described in 1774, and the harsh realities of the Nova Scotia countryside on the north shore of the Minas Basin when Rev.
The Fundy basin occupies an area about 16 500 [km.sup.2] and is largely covered today by the Bay of Fundy and its inner eastern arm, the Minas Basin. However, extensive outcrops of the basin deposits occur along the shores of west-central Nova Scotia and, to a much lesser extent, on the southeastern shores of New Brunswick.
The lower boundary of the Economy Member is locally an unconformity on pre-Late Permian strata, which is not seen at the type section, but is seen on the south shore of the Minas Basin. There, at Half Moon Bay, Leleu et al.
Storm surge warnings for a number of counties along the Bay of Fundy and Minas Basin were issued Monday.
On late Monday afternoon, the group departed Saint John, "wind and tide favoring" their passage across the Bay of Fundy to the Minas Basin of Nova Scotia.
The wastewater treatment plant, which will start construction this year, will stop raw sewage from flowing into the Minas Basin and the Avon River once it s finished.
Instead of having almost identical ranges as in the southern bight, the tidal range increases steadily in an east-northeasterly direction, reaching a maximum in the Minas Basin, 320 km from Bar Harbor.
The project developer is Minas Energy, formerly Minas Basin Pulp and Power, and German company Enercon is building the turbines.
Greenberg (1987) has calculated the mean potential energy of the Minas Basin at 1.15 x [10.sup.14] J per tide.
Oxford Frozen Foods and Minas Basin Pulp and Power Co.
The Minas Basin, at the eastern end of the Bay of Fundy, is a half-graben with the master fault on the north side showing strong left-lateral movement synchronous with basalt extrusion (Withjack et al.