Annapolis Basin

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The Annapolis Basin is a sub-basin of the Bay of Fundy, located on the southeastern shores of the bay, along the northwestern shore of Nova Scotia and at the western end of the Annapolis Valley.wikipedia
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Annapolis Valley

ValleyAnnapolis Valley, Nova ScotiaVallée d'Annapolis
The Annapolis Basin is a sub-basin of the Bay of Fundy, located on the southeastern shores of the bay, along the northwestern shore of Nova Scotia and at the western end of the Annapolis Valley.
The valley measures approximately 126 km in length from Digby and the Annapolis Basin in the west to Wolfville and the Minas Basin in the east, spanning the counties of Digby, Annapolis and Kings.

Annapolis River

AnnapolisCanadian river
The basin takes its name from the Annapolis River, which drains into its eastern end at the town of Annapolis Royal.
Measuring 120 kilometres in length, the river flows southwest through the western part of the valley from its source in Caribou Bog (50 m [160 ft] above sea level) near the villages of Aylesford and Berwick in western Kings County, to its mouth at Port Royal where it empties into the Annapolis Basin.

Annapolis Royal

Annapolis Royal, Nova ScotiaAnnapolis, Nova ScotiaAnnapolis
The basin takes its name from the Annapolis River, which drains into its eastern end at the town of Annapolis Royal.
The town is on south bank of the Annapolis River facing the heavily tidal Annapolis Basin.

Digby Gut

A break in the North Mountain range at the northwestern edge of the basin, called Digby Gut, provides an outlet to the Bay of Fundy.
The Digby Gut is a narrow channel connecting the Bay of Fundy with the Annapolis Basin.

South Mountain (Nova Scotia)

South MountainSouth Mountain Batholith, Nova Scotia
It is a sheltered and mostly shallow water body, framed by the ridges of the North Mountain and South Mountain ranges of the Annapolis Valley; the basin is geologically a continuation of the valley floor.
A granitic ridge stretching from the Annapolis Basin to Mount Uniacke, it forms the southern edge of the Annapolis Valley and shelters the valley from the climate effects of the pelagic coast along the Atlantic Ocean.

Digby, Nova Scotia

DigbyTown of DigbyTownship of Digby
The Bay Ferries Limited ferry service operating across the Bay of Fundy between Digby and Saint John maintains a terminal on the western shore of the basin near the Digby Gut.
The town is situated on the western shore of the Annapolis Basin near the entrance to the Digby Gut, which connects the basin to the Bay of Fundy.

Bear River (Nova Scotia)

Bear RiverBear River valley
Flowing from south to north, it is 40 km long from its headwaters to its discharge into the Annapolis Basin, some 6 km east of Digby.

CFB Cornwallis

HMCS ''CornwallisCanadian Forces Base CornwallisHMCS Cornwallis
A former Royal Canadian Navy base and decommissioned Canadian Forces Base is located between Deep Brook and Clementsport on the southeast shore of the basin - see CFB Cornwallis.
It is situated in the western part of Annapolis County on the southern shore of the Annapolis Basin.

Port Royal, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia

Port RoyalPort Royal, Nova ScotiaPort-Royal
It is situated on the north bank of the Annapolis Basin approximately 8 km downstream from the discharge point of the Annapolis River and the town of Annapolis Royal.

Clementsport

Clementsport, Nova Scotia
It is on the southern shore of the Annapolis Basin and is on Nova Scotia Trunk 1.

Port Wade

Port Wade Port Wade, Nova Scotia
It is situated at the foot of North Mountain on the shore of the Annapolis Basin.

Victoria Beach, Nova Scotia

Victoria Beach
It is on the shore of Digby Gut, a narrow channel connecting the Bay of Fundy with the Annapolis Basin.

Smith's Cove, Nova Scotia

Smith's CoveSmiths Cove
Smith's Cove is a small community, named after Loyalist Jeremiah Smith, that overlooks the Annapolis Basin.

Deep Brook, Nova Scotia

Deep Brook
It is situated on the south shore of the Annapolis Basin and is on Nova Scotia Trunk 1.

Bay of Fundy

FundybayFundy Bay
The Annapolis Basin is a sub-basin of the Bay of Fundy, located on the southeastern shores of the bay, along the northwestern shore of Nova Scotia and at the western end of the Annapolis Valley.

Nova Scotia

NSNova Scotia, CanadaNova Scotian
The Annapolis Basin is a sub-basin of the Bay of Fundy, located on the southeastern shores of the bay, along the northwestern shore of Nova Scotia and at the western end of the Annapolis Valley.

North Mountain (Nova Scotia)

North MountainNorth Mountain BasaltNorth Mountain range
It is a sheltered and mostly shallow water body, framed by the ridges of the North Mountain and South Mountain ranges of the Annapolis Valley; the basin is geologically a continuation of the valley floor.

Bay Ferries

Bay Ferries LimitedDigby FerryBay
The Bay Ferries Limited ferry service operating across the Bay of Fundy between Digby and Saint John maintains a terminal on the western shore of the basin near the Digby Gut.

Saint John, New Brunswick

Saint JohnSt. John, New BrunswickSt. John
The Bay Ferries Limited ferry service operating across the Bay of Fundy between Digby and Saint John maintains a terminal on the western shore of the basin near the Digby Gut.

Royal Canadian Navy

Canadian NavyCanadian Forces Maritime CommandRCN
A former Royal Canadian Navy base and decommissioned Canadian Forces Base is located between Deep Brook and Clementsport on the southeast shore of the basin - see CFB Cornwallis.

Canadian Forces base

Canadian Forces StationCFBbases
A former Royal Canadian Navy base and decommissioned Canadian Forces Base is located between Deep Brook and Clementsport on the southeast shore of the basin - see CFB Cornwallis.

Port-Royal National Historic Site

Port RoyalHabitation at Port-RoyalPort-Royal
Port-Royal National Historic Site is a National Historic Site located on the north bank of the Annapolis Basin in the community of Port Royal, Nova Scotia.