ATLANTIC CANADA

Atlantic Canada is Situated on the East Coast of Canada. The region consists of four provinces, three of those being listed below.

FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY OF ATLANTIC CANADA

NEW BRUNSWICK

New Brunswick is situated in eastern Canada. It is surrounded by Quebec to the north; the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the Northumberland Strait to the east; the Bay of Fundy to the south; and by the state of Maine to the west.

New Brunswick’s provincial capital is Fredricton with a population of approximately 58,000 people. The largest city is Moncton with a population of about 85,000. The total population of New Brunswick is approximately 777,000.

New Brunswick is 72,908 square kilometers in size and is known for its picturesque forests, rolling hills, beaches, rugged coastline and steep hills. New Brunswick generally has a humid continental climate, with a subarctic climate in northern areas.

FUNDY NATIONAL PARK

Fundy National Park was established in 1969 in southeastern New Brunswick. It is 207 square kilometers in size and its landscape includes a rugged coastline, numerous waterfalls and the highest tides in the world. It is known for the Bay of Fundy, Bennett Lake, Cape Enrage, the Fundy Trail Parkway and the Hopewell Rocks.

KOUCHIBOUGAC NATIONAL PARK

Kouchibougac National Park was established in eastern New Brunswick in eastern New Brunswick. It is 238 square kilometers in size and it is known for its landscape of sand dunes, lagoons, salt marshes, forests, rivers and barrier islands.

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

Prince Edward Island is situated in eastern Canada. It is located in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and is surrounded by Cape Breton Island to the west; the Nova Scotia Peninsula to the North; and New Brunswick to the east.

The provincial capital and largest city is Charlottetown with a population of approximately 36,000 people. The total population of Prince Edward Island is approximately 156,947.

Prince Edward Island is 5,686 square kilometers in size and has a landscape that includes rolling hills, forests, beaches, red coloured soil and cliffs, marshes, coves and dunes. It is known for the singing sands of Basin Head and the parabolic sand dunes of Greenwich. The Island has a humid continental climate.

NOVA SCOTIA

Nova Scotia is situated in eastern Canada. It is surrounded by the Bay of Fundy to the northwest; the Atlantic Ocean to the south and east; and New Brunswick to the west. The provincial capital and largest city is Halifax with a population of approximately 440,000 people. The total population of Nova Scotia is approximately 940,600.

Nova Scotia is 55,284 square kilometers in size and is known for its coastline, the upland regions that include the Cape Breton Highlands and lowland regions of the Bay of Fundy and Northumberland Strait. Nova Scotia’s landscape also includes may rivers and lakes, forests, fertile land and cliffs. Nova Scotia has a modified continental climate.

CAPE BRETON HIGHLANDS NATIONAL PARK

Cape Breton Highlands National Park was established in 1936 in northern Nova Scotia on Cape Bretton Island. It is 951 square kilometers in size and is home to approximately one third of the Cabot Trail. This photogenic landscape includes forests, mountains, rocky coastlines, steep cliffs, canyons, rivers, valleys, and waterfalls and is known for Ingonish Beach.

PEGGY’S COVE PRESERVATION AREA

The Peggy’s Cove Area is located southwest of Halifax and includes the villages of Glen Margaret, Hackett’s Cove, Indian Harbour and Peggy’s Cove . It was established to preserve this unique environment. The Peggy’s Cove area is known for its photogenic views that include a rugged coastline, crashing waves, fishing villages and massive rocks that border scenic ocean views. A famous landmark is Peggy’s Point Lighthouse.

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