Grand Manan


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Grand Manan

(məˈnæn)
n
(Placename) a Canadian island, off the SW coast of New Brunswick: separated from the coast of Maine by the Grand Manan Channel. Area: 147 sq km (57 sq miles)

Grand′ Ma•nan′

(məˈnæn)
n.
an island of New Brunswick, Canada, at the entrance to the Bay of Fundy. ab. 3000; 57 sq. mi. (148 sq. km).
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The Bay of Fundy is one of the few places in the world where whales can swim past your doorstep, a regular occurrence in the largest island Grand Manan, a 90-minute ferry journey from St Andrew's on the mainland and operating in its own little world.
The Bay of Fundy is one of the few places in the world where whales can swim past your doorstep - a regular occurrence in the largest island Grand Manan, a 90-minute ferry journey from St Andrew's on the mainland.
As I write this, rescue crews in Canada have just freed an endangered North Atlantic right whale entangled in fishing gear near Grand Manan Island.
Laurence Cook, chair of the Grand Manan Fishermen's Association, said on Facebook that a US border patrol launch out of Maine "attempted to stop" a Canadian fishing vessel in Canadian waters.
Machias Seal Island is east of Maine, and about 19 kilometers away from Canada's Grand Manan Island.
We describe a previously independent 73-year-old man, living on Grand Manan Island, off the Fundy Coast of southern New Brunswick, with a febrile illness that began July 23, 2015.
In the North Atlantic, where I have spent summers on Grand Manan Island at the mouth of the Bay of Fundy since I was a child, herring (Clupea harengus) migrate in shoals up to nine miles long, millions of fish that know how to keep the just-so distance from each other while racing and turning and feeding as one shining mass.
We spent many hours happily observing whales in Tadoussac, Quebec, along the British Columbia Coast, and particularly in Grand Manan, New Brunswick.
He is known to have visited the Canadian island of Grand Manan and, it is said, buried a huge haul of gold coins on the west side.
Author Dathan (Grand Manan Museum) details his research with the Canadian Reindeer Project, his work with the National Herbarium, and his service as Acting Consul for Greenland during WWII.
The Stanley Brook Granite on Grand Manan Island has yielded an Early Cambrian U-Pb zircon age of 535 [+ or -] 2 Ma.