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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MONTE BURKE NYT Syndicate Every October, two significant migrations take place on the Margaree River on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. The first consists of hundreds of Atlantic salmon, returning to their natal river to spawn after a year, or sometimes longer, spent in the ocean.
Geology and petrology of the crystalline rocks of the Whycocomagh area, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Unpublished B.Sc.H.
The fiddle music of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, has its own sound, artistic standards, performance practices and etiquette.
His home away from home was the village of Marble Mountain on the Bras d'or Lakes in Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, the birthplace of his mother.
This community hall on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia is very much like a community-based safeguarding project in Lismore, Loch Linnhe on the West Coast of Scotland.
Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, was the home of five Canadian boxing champions during the mid-1960s.
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.
andersoni) browsing on sites disturbed approximately 25 years ago by a severe spruce budworm outbreak in a region historically dominated by balsam fir (Abies balsamea) forest on northern Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Summer Bell begins buying land on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.
From his home in Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, he said: "Since joining Runrig life has been one big incredible adventure and also a great eye- opener.
Tectonostratigraphic terranes in Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, implications for the configuration of the Northern Appalachian Orogen.

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