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Cape Breton–Canso – Historical data

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Boundaries description

Map – Cape Breton–Canso, Nova Scotia

Boundaries description

Consisting of:

(a) the County of Richmond;

(b) that part of the County of Inverness lying southerly of Cape Breton Highlands National Park of Canada;

(c) that part of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality lying southeasterly of a line described as follows: commencing at a point in the centre of Bras d'Or Lake; thence northeasterly along said lake and East Bay to its most northeasterly extremity; thence due north to Portage Brook; thence generally northeasterly along said brook to Blacketts Lake; thence generally northeasterly along said lake and the Sydney River to Highway No. 125; thence generally northeasterly along said highway to Highway No. 4 (Grand Lake Road); thence northeasterly along said highway to Northwest Brook (south of Grand Lake); thence generally northeasterly along said brook and the westerly shoreline of Grand Lake to the DEVCO Railway; thence northeasterly along said railway and its northerly branch (running towards the Community of Dominion) to its second intersection with Northwest Brook (north of Grand Lake); thence generally northerly and northeasterly along said brook, Lingan Bay and Indian Bay to the Atlantic Ocean; and

(d) the County of Guysborough, excepting: the District Municipality of St. Mary's; that part of the county that is part of the Municipality of the County of Antigonish.