Minas Basin


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Mi·nas Basin

 (mī′nəs)
An arm of the Bay of Fundy extending into west-central Nova Scotia, Canada. It is connected with the bay by the Minas Channel.

Minas Basin

(ˈmaɪnəs)
n
(Placename) 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

Mi′nas Ba′sin

(ˈmaɪ nəs)
n.
a bay in E Canada, the easternmost arm of the Bay of Fundy, in N Nova Scotia.
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Storm surge warnings for a number of counties along the Bay of Fundy and Minas Basin were issued Monday.
Dawson was first to illustrate the complex outcrops of the Triassic-Jurassic rocks along the northern shores of the Minas Basin, including Wasson Bluff, a locality that would prove critical to understanding the Triassic-Jurassic transition in continental biotas worldwide.
FORCE is starting operations to rent three offshore berths in Minas Basin for observation and testing of large in-stream turbines, submarine cables and grid connections, as well as doing environmental monitoring.
It's a collaboration among academic and government scientists and industry, including Nova Scotia-based companies Nova Scotia Power, Minas Basin Pulp and Power, and Fundy Tidal; French company Alstom and U.
Tim Archibald as guide, explored the Minas Basin and the Kings New Minas Presbyterian Church, established in 1990.
The postcard pretty town of Wolfville (population 3,600) is situated in the Annapolis Valley region of Nova Scotia, overlooking the Minas Basin, which has some of the highest tides in the world.
This historic dike is descended from a system built by the Acadians in the 18th century to reclaim some of the marshland near Minas Basin, whose 15-meter (50-foot) tides are the highest in the world (S&T: May 1996, page 85).
Passionately attached to their farms and villages around the Minas Basin and Annapolis, much of the land retrieved from the sea by a system of dikes, the Acadians wanted nothing more than to be left in peace.
Millennium Chemicals Minas Basin Pulp &Power Go.
a manufacturer of sustainable packaging; Scotia Recycling, which reclaims used cartons and recycles them; Minas Basin, a paper mill that through a re-pulping process makes 100 percent recycled linerboard.
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.
From west to east along the north shore of Minas basin and then to the south to Scots Bay, important localities with outcrops of the McCoy Brook Formation are: 1) Wasson Bluff Protected Area; 2) McKay Head; 3) Blue Sac west; 4) Blue Sac east; 5) Five Islands Provincial Park; and 6) coves along the southern shore of Scots Bay.