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Parrsboro,

town (1991 pop. 1,634), N N.S., Canada, a port on the north shore of Minas Basin of the Bay of Fundy. It is a local tourist center and an export point for lumber and plywood.
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1990b, Cumberland Basin geology map, Amherst, Springhill and Parrsboro, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia Department of Mines and Energy, Map 90-12, 1:50 000 scale.
It is expected that grid-connected clean renewable electricity to the Nova Scotia Power Parrsboro substation would start flowing from the Force demonstration facility in the bay within two years.
Nova Scotia is now home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site at Joggins, and nearby at Parrsboro is the site of the oldest dinosaurs in Canada.
HALIFAX and PARRSBORO, Canada, November 12 /PRNewswire/ -- NS Power and its tidal technology partner OpenHydro have successfully deployed the first commercial scale in-stream tidal turbine in the Bay of Fundy today.
The necessary connection between mining and railway companies was formalized with the incorporation in 1872 of the Springhill and Parrsboro Coal and Rail Company Limited, with the first workings under this company producing coal in the fall of 1873 and shipping it to a connection with the Intercolonial Railway.
MAIDEN VOYAGES presents three playscripts of works developed by the Ship's Company Theatre, whose home is a ship in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia.
A model incorporating CPBL and SmarterTeams(TM) was initially field tested last year by Grades 10, 11 and 12 students at schools in Parrsboro and Advocate, Nova Scotia, and received enthusiastic reviews.
The material referred to in this paper is lodged at several institutions, referred to by abbreviations as follows: FGM, Fundy Geological Museum, Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, Canada; MCZ, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.
He returned home in 1827, at age 30, to live in Parrsboro (Barkhouse 1980; Mitcham 1995).
Subsequently, PEO, his associates, and the collector Eldon George from Parrsboro have collected significant additional material.
During July, Don and Lucy prospected outcrops at Parrsboro and Horton Bluff between rain showers and visits to mostly non-productive coastal exposures, then returned to Parrsboro to make latex molds of trackways as the weather improved.
His collection likely had its start in the 1820s and initially comprised rock and mineral specimens collected near his home in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia.