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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Although most of the material from this locality is dissociated and fragmentary, the composition of this faunal assemblage is distinct from that collected by Baird and Take from the Wolfville Formation along the southern margin of the Minas Basin.
The tides at Burncoat Head in Nova Scotia's Minas Basin were officially recorded as the world's highest, averaging 17.
A test turbine the size of a house went into the Bay's Minas Basin in November 2009 and came out 13 months later, likely failing in the first few weeks because of the ferocious flow, says Anna Redden, a biologist with the newly launched Acadia Tidal Energy Institute and director of the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy.
That October evening, the music I heard wasn't just from a piano but also from water rushing in from Minas Basin in response to the gravitational pull of the Moon.
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.
The greatest possibilities for development of this climate change-friendly source of energy are in Nova Scotia, where two potential sites in the Minas Basin area, at the end of the Bay of Fundy, could generate up to 333 megawatts of power.
Twice each day the greatest tidal surge on Earth pours inward to Minas Basin and drains outward to the Bay of Fundy, in full view of his living-room window.
The project developer is Minas Energy, formerly Minas Basin Pulp and Power, and German company Enercon is building the turbines.
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.
Oxford Frozen Foods and Minas Basin Pulp and Power Co.
Within half an hour, High Water will occur from Cape Cod Bay to the upper reaches of the Bay of Fundy except for Minas Basin, where there is a further delay of one hour.