Cape Sable Island
geographical name island 7 miles (11 kilometers) long Canada off S coast of Nova Scotia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cape Sable Island (Nova Scotia) — Cape Sable Island , locally referred to as Cape Island, is a small Canadian island located at the southernmost point of the Nova Scotia peninsula. Sometimes confused with Sable Island, Cape Sable Island forms the eastern limit to the Gulf of… …   Wikipedia

  • Sable Island — Infobox Settlement official name = Sable Island other name = île de Sable native name = nickname = settlement type = Station motto = imagesize = 250px image caption = Island from Space Shuttle, April 1994. Oriented clockwise through 225 degrees.… …   Wikipedia

  • Sable Island — Satellitenbild 1994 Gewässer Atlantischer Ozean Geographische Lage …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sable Island — ▪ island, Nova Scotia, Canada       gently curving sandbar in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada, 110 mi (180 km) southeast of Cape Canso. It is treeless, about 20 mi long and 1 mi wide, and comprises the exposed portion of… …   Universalium

  • Sable Island — geographical name island Canada 20 miles (32 kilometers) long in the Atlantic SE of Cape Canso; belongs to Nova Scotia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Sable (disambiguation) — Things known as Sable include: * Sable, a fixed blade knife *Sable, a mammal in the mustelid (weasel) family *Mercury Sable, an automobile model *Jon Sable, the fictional mercenary (and comic book title), commonly referred to simply as Sable **… …   Wikipedia

  • Cape Islander — A Cape Island style fishing boat is an inshore motor fishing boat found across Atlantic Canada having a single keeled flat bottom at the stern and more rounded towards the bow. A Cape Island style boat is famous for its large step up to the bow.… …   Wikipedia

  • Sable, Cape — geographical name 1. cape at SW tip of Florida; southernmost point of United States mainland, at about 25°7′N 2. headland E Canada on an islet S of Cape Sable Island (7 miles or 11 kilometers long, at S end of Nova Scotia) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Sable,Cape — Sa·ble (sāʹbəl), Cape 1. A promontory of southern Nova Scotia, Canada. It is on an inlet south of Sable Island, a low sandy island often called “the Graveyard of the Atlantic” because of its hazard to navigation. 2. A cape at the southwest tip of …   Universalium

  • Island — For other uses, see Island (disambiguation). British Isles …   Wikipedia

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