Point pelee

Point Pelee

(pē`lē), peninsula, c.10 mi (16 km) long, extending into W Lake Erie, S Ont., Canada, near Leamington. It is the southernmost part of the Canadian mainland. Point Pelee National Park (6 sq mi/15.5 sq km; est. 1918) is there. The park is a wildlife sanctuary (especially for migratory birds) and is noted for its cattail marsh, woodland, and sandy beaches.

Pelee, Point:

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, peninsula, c.10 mi (16 km) long, extending into W Lake Erie, S Ont., Canada, near Leamington. It is the southernmost part of the Canadian mainland. Point Pelee National Park (6 sq mi/15.5 sq km; est. 1918) is there.
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And he'll continue on a southerly (sometimes southeasterly) route until he reaches Point Pelee in Ontario, the southernmost point of mainland Canada.
The afternoon was spent at Point Pelee National Park, the sixth such park in Canada, and the first to be saved for its natural and geological significance rather than for its recreational purposes.
A) In Southern Ontario, these dates are 1976 for Long Point (Watson and Anderson 1976), 1996 for Point Pelee (Lindsay et al.
Geochemistry of a septic system plume in a coastal barrier bar, Point Pelee, Ontario, Canada.
LEAMINGTON, ON, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Every year, more than 15,000 birders of all levels make their way to Point Pelee National Park of Canada, one of the smallest parks in the Parks Canada network, to observe more than 200 species of migratory birds that make a stop there in May.
The Caldwell First Nation, whose traditional lands included Point Pelee on the Lake Erie shore in Ontario, pressed claims from the 1830s, seeking benefits provided for under a 1790 Treaty, and land at Point Pelee promised to them for their military assistance to the British in the War of 1812.
It is now part of Point Pelee National Park and is managed as a Zone 1 Special Protection Area.
While the author has attempted to cover the topic of migration thoroughly, I found it disturbing that Pliny the Elder garnered a citation in the index, whereas world-renowned migratory sites such as Point Pelee (Ontario), Whitefish Point (Michigan), Cape May (New Jersey), Malmo (Sweden), and Istanbul (Turkey), among others were lacking.
Ptacek CJ (1998) Geochemistry of a septic-system plume in a coastal barrier bar, Point Pelee, Ontario, Canada.
Here, and on Point Pelee National Park, you'll find an internationally renowned habitat for thousands of unique species of wildlife - it's birdwatchers' paradise
Other concentration points favored by migrating storks, hawks, and songbirds include narrow land corridors such as those at Gibraltar, Turkey's Bosporus Strait, Eilat in Israel, Point Pelee in Canada, and the coastal Mexican city of Veracruz.
Other stopover sites--favored by storks, hawks, and myriad songbirds--include narrow land corridors such as those at Gibraltar; Turkey's Bosporus Strait; Eilat, Israel; Point Pelee, Canada; and the coastal Mexican city of Veracruz.