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Nova ScotiaNova Scotia one of the three Maritime and one of the four Atlantic provinces ofCanada bordered on the north by the Bay of Fundy the province of New BrunswickNorthumberland Strait and the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and on the east south and westby the Atlantic Ocean Nova Scotia consists primarily of a mainland section linked toNew Brunswick by the Isthmus of Chignecto and Cape Breton Island separated from themainland by the Strait of CansoOn July 1 1867 Nova Scotia became one of the founding members of the CanadianConfederation The provinces name which is Latin for New Scotland was first appliedto the region in the 1620s by settlers from ScotlandPhysical GeographyNova Scotia can be divided into four major geographical regions-the AtlanticUplands the Nova Scotia Highlands the Annapolis Lowland and the Maritime PlainThe Atlantic Uplands which occupy most of the southern part of the province are madeup of ancient resistant rocks largely overlain by rocky glacial deposits The Nova ScotiaHighlands are composed of three separate areas of uplands The western section includesNorth Mountain a long ridge of traprock along the Bay of Fundy the central sectiontakes in the Cobequid Mountains which rise to 367 m 1204 ft atop Nuttby Mountainand the eastern section contains the Cape Breton Highlands with the provinces highestpoint The Annapolis Lowland in the west is a small area with considerable fertile soilNova Scotias fourth region the Maritime Plain occupies a small region fronting onNorthumberland Strait The plain is characterized by a low undulating landscape andsubstantial areas of fertile soilHistoryThe area now known as Nova Scotia was originally inhabited by tribes ofAbenaki and Micmac peoples The Venetian explorer John Cabot sailing under theEnglish flag may have reached Cape Breton Island in 1497Colonial Period The first settlers of the area were the French who called it Acadia and foundedPort Royal in 1605 Acadia included present-day New Brunswick Nova Scotia andPrince Edward Island The English rivals of the French in Europe and the New Worldrefused
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