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Geology of the Cape North area, northern Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

A. S. MacDonald

Geology of the Cape North area, northern Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

by A. S. MacDonald

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Published by [Nova Scotia Dept. of Mines and Energy] in Halifax, N.S .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Nova Scotia -- Cape Breton Island.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A.S. Macdonald and P.K. Smith.
    SeriesPaper / Province of Nova Scotia, Department of Mines and Energy -- 80-1., Paper (Nova Scotia. Dept. of Mines and Energy) -- 80-1.
    ContributionsSmith, P. K., Nova Scotia. Dept. of Mines and Energy, Canada. Dept. of Regional Economic Expansion
    The Physical Object
    Pagination60 p. :
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22229416M

    As Wine has already stated, 5 days, even 5 full days, is not much time to see both the southern part of Nova scotia and Cape Breton. If what you want is natural beauty and some good, but not too intense, hiking, I would really recommend Cape Breton Island. The island measu square kilometers in area (3, sq mi), making it the 75th largest island in the world and Canada’s 18th largest island. Cape Breton Island is composed mainly of rocky shores, rolling farmland, glacial valleys, barren headlands, mountains, woods and plateaus.

    3. An alternative going from Moncton to St. Andrews for whale watching, back to Alma and Hopewell Rocks, on to the Nova Scotia Fundy shore and then to Cape Breton. You can use the other maps for Cape Breton and then take the ferry to PEI and the bridge back to Moncton.   To get to the sydney ferry from halifax (sydney, cape breton) it’s around 5 or 6 hours and it goes through breathtaking parts of NS especially Antigonish (home to Saint Francis Xavier University and many celtic traditions), havre bouchier (a small acadian fishing community), and of course my personal favourite Cape Breton Island.

    Day 4 – Cape Breton Island Enjoy a morning ferry ride from Prince Edward Island back to Nova Scotia. Continue to Cape Breton Island and the Cabot Trail, one of the most beautiful drives in the world. See inspiring mountain and coastal scenery en route to Cheticamp.   July , While Cape Breton Island is part of the province of Nova Scotia, it has a look and feel all its own. European influences arrived early in these eastern extremes of North America. The Mi'kmaq natives reportedly traded with European fishermen as early as the s. From the French were in control.


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