Cape Breton Island

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Cape Bret·on Island

 (brĕt′n, brĭt′n)
An island forming the northeast part of Nova Scotia, Canada.

Cape Breton Island

(Placename) an island off SE Canada, in NE Nova Scotia, separated from the mainland by the Strait of Canso: its easternmost point is Cape Breton. Pop: 132 298 (2006). Area: 10 280 sq km (3970 sq miles)
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Noun1.Cape Breton Island - an island that forms the northeastern part of Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia - the Canadian province in the Maritimes consisting of the Nova Scotia peninsula and Cape Breton Island; French settlers who called the area Acadia were exiled to Louisiana by the British in the 1750s and their descendants are know as Cajuns
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An examination of the absence of established moose (Alces alces) populations in southeastern Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.
MacMaster, her band and a couple of surprise guests (more on them in a moment) gave a rollicking performance that provided a snapshot of the rich musical tradition of MacMaster's native Cape Breton Island, with a couple of detours south of the border thrown in for good measure.
It's quite a drive, to the next Nova Scotia delight, the rugged coast of Cape Breton Island, just off the bay leading to Canada's mighty St Lawrence River.
Across the Bay of Fundy is Nova Scotia, a province filled with idyllic fishing villages, whose Cape Breton Island is known for its natural beauty and captivating historical and cultural roots.
NPPH operates a paper mill on Cape Breton Island, owns approximately 50,000 acres of timberland and manages 1.
Lawrence, on Cape Breton Island and in Nova Scotia, confirmed the need to coordinate efforts, in no small measure because they knew the French were preparing military responses of their own, throughout the theatre, for the spring of 1629.
MUSCAT: With spinnakers flying and some competitive close- quarter racing, the transatlantic chase began as the Clipper fleet set sail from Sydney, Cape Breton Island, Canada, in Race 12 of the Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht Race.
Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, had a summer place at Baddeck, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, and had founded the Aerial Experiment Association (AEA) in 1907 at nearby Halifax.
The Cabot Trail, on Cape Breton Island, is one of the world's most scenic drives.
Sustained, severe browsing in areas regenerating after spruce budworm outbreak may significantly inhibit future forest development and alter the well documented spruce budworm-balsam fir cyclic successional system of northern Cape Breton Island.
Dawn will set sail from Hull on September 13 taking in La Rochelle, Rio De Janeiro, Cape Town, Western Australia, San Francisco, the Panama Canal, Jamaica, New York and Cape Breton Island in Canada.
Although he has been a priest in the diocese for 17 years, his work has been concentrated at churches on Cape Breton Island (which is part of Nova Scotia) and in the Halifax area, he noted.

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