Northumberland Strait


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North·um·ber·land Strait

 (nôr-thŭm′bər-lənd)
An arm of the Gulf of St. Lawrence separating Prince Edward Island from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia in southeast Canada.
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Northum′berland Strait′


n.
the part of the Gulf of St. Lawrence that separates Prince Edward Island from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, in SE Canada. ab. 200 mi. (320 km) long; 9–30 mi. (15–48 km) wide.
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Spanning 12.9 km over the waters of the Northumberland Strait, it becomes the world's longest over-ice bridge in the winter months, yet is remarkably impressive all year round.
Young set a record as the first person to pilot a hot air balloon across the Northumberland Strait, which lies between New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, Canada, according to the website.
New Brunswick believed that Newfoundland might strengthen its case in Ottawa for a federal subsidy to construct a canal across the Chignecto Isthmus linking the Bay of Fundy with Northumberland Strait. We are not told how Newfoundland felt about any of those projects or about its perspective on even being considered a part of the Atlantic region.
wants to produce 450,000 tpy at its quarry along the Northumberland Strait or even more if it wins a big contract.
Susan's father, a Northumberland Strait lobster fisherman, lets Susan come on the boat with him one Saturday.
The final essay, which seemed to grow out of the marram grass along the barrier beaches of the Northumberland Strait, traces the connection between the Heart Sutra and poetry.
The Ghost of Northumberland Strait is a chapter book for young adults, following a thirteen-year-old girl named Charly (with a "shhh") who moves to Prince Edward Island with her mother and sister.
Springhill, Nova Scotia is located on high ground between the Minas Basin and Northumberland Strait, in the Cobequid Mountains in Cumberland County.
Fish kills are not new to this small, 150-mile-long island nestled between the Northumberland Strait and the Gulf of St.
Our case study dwells on the Confederation Bridge, linking Prince Edward Island (PEI) to New Brunswick (NB) across the Northumberland Strait. This project has probably been the most keenly debated and most traumatic event in the modern history of PEI, Canada's smallest province (Calhoun 1989; Weale 1991; Begley 1993; Shea 1993; Johnston 1995; Macdonald 1997).

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