SABLE ISLAND,NOVA SCOTIA

Located approx 150 miles south of Sydney nova scotia this small island is no more than 1 mile wide & 25 miles long. No-one lives here other than government workers,A manned weather station & visiting scientists. Located near 43.9N x 60.0W

LAST AFFECTED 2009 Aug 23rd Hurricane Bill passes just North with 75mph winds while moving ENE.


Popular sights and landmarks>>>There are no official tourist attractions here. The views on the island are enough not to mention wild roaming horses.

HOSPITALS>>>No Medical facilities

Communications>>>A main station on the island provides communications with Nova Scotia.

Mobile Home Dwellings(if available)>>>Information unavailable

Hazards & notes of interest>>>Wind is unobstructed here & the island is very sandy,almost impossible to escape sand blowing hard on your skin.


POPULATION>>>6 & up to 20 or more when science or other groups visit.

BREAKDOWN BY LANGUAGE,NATIONALITY,RACE & CULTURE>>>No one may go to the island without written permission. Must have permission from minister to live here.Government employees & vessels or aircraft in danger may go here.

FAMOUS OR NOTEABLE PEOPLE WITH CURRENT OR PAST TIES TO THE AREA>>>Information Unavailable

INDUSTRY

AGRICULTURE(possible losses)>>>Cran berries,blueberries.
EXPORT,INDUSTRIAL & Business(possible losses)>>> Science studies of Marine life & Wild horses.

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