Annapolis River

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The Annapolis River is a Canadian river located in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley.wikipedia
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Berwick, Nova Scotia

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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.
As the headwaters of the Cornwallis River, Berwick was used by Nova Scotia's Mi'kmaq people and later Acadians as a crossing place between the Cornwallis and the Annapolis River which rises to the west.

Bridgetown, Nova Scotia

BridgetownTown of Bridgetown
The estuary portion of the Annapolis River runs from Bridgetown to Port Royal and experiences a tidal range of approximately 7.5 m between tides.
Situated on the Annapolis River at the head of the tide, the area saw Mi'kmaq settlements, followed by Acadian settlers from Port-Royal and then British-sponsored settlements by the late 18th century.

Bay of Fundy

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The comparatively mild micro-climate produced by the valley's North and South mountain ranges, as well as its proximity to the waters of the Bay of Fundy make the region ideal for fruit crops such as apples.
The Annapolis Royal Generating Station, a 20 MW tidal power station on the Annapolis River upstream of Annapolis Royal, is one of the few tidal generating stations in the world, and the only one in North America.

Annapolis Valley

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The Annapolis River is a Canadian river located in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley.
Within the valley itself are two "major" rivers, the Annapolis River which flows west from the Caribou Bog in the central part of the valley into the Annapolis Basin, and the Cornwallis River which flows east from Caribou Bog into the Minas Basin.

Annapolis Basin

Goat Island
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.
The basin takes its name from the Annapolis River, which drains into its eastern end at the town of Annapolis Royal.

Annapolis Royal

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An Acadian settlement at the mouth of Allains Creek, ten kilometres upriver from Port Royal, was renamed Annapolis Royal, in honour of the reigning monarch, Queen Anne.
The town is on south bank of the Annapolis River facing the heavily tidal Annapolis Basin.

Port-Royal National Historic Site

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The Annapolis River's importance in history is evident through its use as a transportation corridor in early Acadia after Samuel de Champlain and Pierre Dugua, Sieur de Monts established the Habitation at Port-Royal on the north bank of the river's mouth in 1605.
France relocated the settlement and capital 8 km upstream and to the south bank of the Annapolis River (see Port-Royal (Acadia)); the site of the present-day town of Annapolis Royal.

Port Royal, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia

Port RoyalPort Royal, Nova ScotiaPort-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. The estuary portion of the Annapolis River runs from Bridgetown to Port Royal and experiences a tidal range of approximately 7.5 m between tides.
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.

Fort Anne

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After France relinquished the part of Acadia which is now peninsular Nova Scotia to Britain in 1713, Annapolis Royal became the capital of the British colony of Nova Scotia until 1749; Fort Anne was established at the mouth of Allains Creek where it drains into the river to protect the community from attack.
A 1/2 km trail runs along the fort's earthen walls, and provides a view of the Annapolis River and basin.

Nova Scotia Power

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In 1984, Nova Scotia Power opened the Annapolis Royal Generating Station, which operates as a tidal power plant.
In 1984, NSPC opened the world's first tidal power generating station on the Annapolis River at Annapolis Royal.

Kingston, Nova Scotia

KingstonPine Ridge Middle School Kingston
Kingston is a Canadian village in Kings County on the north bank of the Annapolis River in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia, Canada.

Middleton, Nova Scotia

MiddletonMiddleton, Annapolis
Situated on the north bank of the Annapolis River, it is located near the centre of the Annapolis Valley, from which it gets its nickname, "The Heart of the Valley".

Granville Ferry

Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia
A ferry service once crossed the river at Annapolis Royal to Granville Ferry on the north bank; it was succeeded by a bridge in the early 20th century.
Granville Ferry is located directly across the Annapolis River from Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Trunk 1

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A rock-filled dam now blocks the river between Annapolis Royal and Granville Ferry, carrying Trunk 1 and the stretch of river between Annapolis Royal and Bridgetown is now used as a reservoir.
Bypassing the town of Berwick to the south, Trunk 1 meets the Annapolis River at Aylesford, and runs along the river's north bank through Kingston, Middleton, Lawrencetown and Bridgetown.

Cornwallis River

Cornwallis
The eastern part of the Annapolis Valley is drained by the Cornwallis River, also rising in the Caribou Bog, which has been dated to 10,000 years old.
The river was an important early transportation route, connected by a portage through the Berwick area to the headwaters of the Annapolis River.

Dauphin Herald Extraordinary

Dauphin Herald of Arms Extraordinary
The title of Dauphin Herald Extraordinary at the Canadian Heraldic Authority is derived from the ancient name of the river.
Like the other heralds at the Authority, the name is derived from the Canadian river of the same name.

Aylesford East, Nova Scotia

Aylesford East
It is near the Annapolis River and is served by Nova Scotia Trunk 1.

Annapolis Royal Generating Station

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In 1984, Nova Scotia Power opened the Annapolis Royal Generating Station, which operates as a tidal power plant.
A causeway on the Annapolis River creates a reservoir which powers a water turbine.

Round Hill, Nova Scotia

Round Hill
Round Hill is an historic community on the Annapolis River in Nova Scotia’s verdant Annapolis Valley halfway between the Valley market towns of Bridgetown and Annapolis Royal.

Nictaux

Nictaux, Nova Scotia
Since the Nictaux school was closed in 1987, the children there have been bused across the Annapolis River to Middleton.

List of rivers of Nova Scotia

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*List of rivers of Nova Scotia

Belleisle, Nova Scotia

Belleisle
It is on Nova Scotia Trunk 1, on the north side of the Annapolis River.

Granville Centre, Nova Scotia

Granville, Nova ScotiaTownship of GranvilleGranville
Granville Centre is a rural Canadian community located in Annapolis County on the north shore of the Annapolis River in western Nova Scotia.

West Paradise

It is located in the Annapolis Valley along Nova Scotia Route 201 across the Annapolis River from Paradise.

Moschelle

It is on the south shore of the Annapolis River, on Nova Scotia Route 201.