Bay of Fundy

The Bay of Fundy (French: Baie de Fundy) is a bay between the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, with a small portion touching the U.S. state of Maine. Its extremely high tidal range is the highest in the world.[1] The name is likely a corruption of the French word fendu, meaning 'split'.[2]

Bay of Fundy
Baie de Fundy
The Bay of Fundy
Bay of Fundy
LocationNew Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Maine
Coordinates45°00′N 65°45′W
EtymologyLikely from the French Fendu, meaning "split".
Primary inflowsCanada and USA
River sourcesBig Salmon, Magaguadavic, Memramcook, Petitcodiac, Quiddy, Saint John, St. Croix, Upper Salmon, Annapolis, Avon, Cornwallis, Farrells, Salmon, Shubenacadie, Kennetcook
Primary outflowsGulf of Maine
Ocean/sea sourcesAtlantic Ocean

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