Bras d'Or Lake

Bras d'Or Lake
Sunset over Bras d'Or Lake in Irish Cove, Nova Scotia, in September 2015
West Bay in early summer
Ocean-going ships enter and exit the Bras d'Or Lake system via Great Bras d'Or, spanned by the Seal Island Bridge
Passenger steamer on Bras d'Or Lake near New Campbellton, ca 1903.
The East Bay Regatta, held the last weekend in July since 1984, features races and other social events. As many as 40 boats participate.

Irregular estuary in the centre of Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Bras d'Or Lake Biosphere Reserve

Bras d'Or Lake Biosphere Reserve (established 2011) is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve located at Bras d'Or Lake, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada.

East Bay in October

East Bay (Nova Scotia)

East Bay in October
East Bay at sunset
The view from the Ben Eoin Provincial Park Lookoff
The East Bay Regatta, held the last weekend in July since 1984, features races and other social events. In some years as many as 40 boats participate.
Ben Eoin Marina, Ben Eoin, Nova Scotia

East Bay is a bay of the Bras d'Or Lake on Cape Breton Island in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.

Baddeck River

Minor river on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Minor river on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada.

It empties into the Bras d'Or Lake several kilometres west of the village of Baddeck.

Cabot Strait from White Point, Cape Breton Island. St. Paul Island in the distance.

Boularderie Island

Cabot Strait from White Point, Cape Breton Island. St. Paul Island in the distance.

Boularderie Island (pronounced "bull-awn-dree") is an island separating the Cabot Strait from Bras d'Or Lake on the eastern coast of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada.

The view of Aspy Bay's North, Middle & South Harbours, the Aspy Fault and the Cape Breton Highlands from the South Lookoff of the Wilkie Sugar Loaf trail.

Cape Breton Highlands

The Cape Breton Highlands (Plateau du Cap-Breton, Àrd-thalamh Cheap Bhreatainn), commonly called the Highlands, refer to a highland or mountainous plateau across the northern part of Cape Breton Island in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.

The Cape Breton Highlands (Plateau du Cap-Breton, Àrd-thalamh Cheap Bhreatainn), commonly called the Highlands, refer to a highland or mountainous plateau across the northern part of Cape Breton Island in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.

The view of Aspy Bay's North, Middle & South Harbours, the Aspy Fault and the Cape Breton Highlands from the South Lookoff of the Wilkie Sugar Loaf trail.

The Highlands are surrounded by water with the Atlantic Ocean on the east, the Cabot Strait to the north and east, the Gulf of St. Lawrence on the north and west, and Bras d'Or Lake to the south.

St. Peters Canal

Small shipping canal located in eastern Canada on Cape Breton Island.

Small shipping canal located in eastern Canada on Cape Breton Island.

At the St. Peter's Canal lock each lock gate consists of four swinging doors which form a diamond shape when closed. In actual use the pair of doors which form the upstream pointing 'V' are used. No matter which side has the higher water level, either one pair or the other will be appropriate.
Steamer "Marion" Entering the First Locks on St. Peter's Canal, cir.1890
Jerome Point Lighthouse

It crosses an isthmus in the village of St. Peter's, Nova Scotia which connects St. Peters Inlet of Bras d'Or Lake to the north with St. Peters Bay of the Atlantic Ocean to the south.

The second and larger home, Beinn Bhreagh Hall (known locally as "The Point") was built in 1893 on the Beinn Bhreagh Estate of Alexander Graham & Mabel Bell at Baddeck, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.

Beinn Bhreagh

Name of the former estate of Alexander Graham Bell, in Victoria County, Nova Scotia.

Name of the former estate of Alexander Graham Bell, in Victoria County, Nova Scotia.

The second and larger home, Beinn Bhreagh Hall (known locally as "The Point") was built in 1893 on the Beinn Bhreagh Estate of Alexander Graham & Mabel Bell at Baddeck, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.
{{lang|gd|Beinn Bhreagh|italic=no}}'s little harbor offered the Bells opportunities for recreation, and later a shelter area for experiments in aviation and hydrofoils.
Alexander Graham Bell relaxing on {{lang|gd|Beinn Bhreagh|italic=no}} with three of his granddaughters.
Mabel and Alexander Graham Bell were depicted in a postcard walking in front of their home, {{lang|gd|Beinn Bhreagh|italic=no}} Hall.
Red Head Point and the peninsula of {{lang|gd|Beinn Bhreagh|italic=no}} can be seen across the bay from the town of Baddeck, Nova Scotia in a 1906 postcard.
The town of Baddeck can be seen from one of the lookouts on {{lang|gd|Beinn Bhreagh|italic=no}} in a postcard from the 1920s.

It refers to a peninsula jutting into Cape Breton Island's scenic Bras d'Or Lake approximately 3 km southeast of the village of Baddeck, forming the southeastern shore of Baddeck Bay.

Baddeck

Village in northeastern Nova Scotia, Canada.

Village in northeastern Nova Scotia, Canada.

Women workers at Bell's shipyard
Victoria County Court House
Telegraph House
Old post office and customs house
Alexander and Mabel Bell statue

It is situated in the centre of Cape Breton, where the Baddeck River empties into Bras d'Or Lake.

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Whycocomagh, Nova Scotia

Whycocomagh, Nova Scotia

Unincorporated area on the eastern edge of the Municipality of the County of Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Unincorporated area on the eastern edge of the Municipality of the County of Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada.

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Whycocomagh, Nova Scotia

It is located where the Skye River flows into St. Patrick's Channel, an arm of Bras d'Or Lake in the central part of Cape Breton Island, next to the Whycocomagh 2 reserve.

St. Peter's, Nova Scotia

Small incorporated village located on Cape Breton Island in Richmond County, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Small incorporated village located on Cape Breton Island in Richmond County, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Monument on the site of Denys' post at Saint-Pierre. The south entrance to the Canal is in the background.
Jean-Baptiste Hertel de Rouville
Closeup of plaque on Denys' monument.
Monument marking location of Laurence Kavanagh's home, St. Peter's, Nova Scotia

This village is located on a narrow isthmus which separates the southern end of Bras d'Or Lake, known as St. Peter's Inlet, to the north from St. Peter's Bay on the Atlantic Ocean to the south.