Georgian Bay Littoral

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Georgian Bay Littoral
Georgian Bay Littoral trees (2).jpg
Trees on rocky islands are typical of the area.
Map showing the location of Georgian Bay Littoral
Map showing the location of Georgian Bay Littoral
Coordinates 45°26′16″N 80°18′28″W / 45.43778°N 80.30778°W / 45.43778; -80.30778Coordinates: 45°26′16″N 80°18′28″W / 45.43778°N 80.30778°W / 45.43778; -80.30778
Area 347,270 hectares (858,100 acres)
Established November 2, 2004 (2004-11-02)
www.gbbr.ca

The Georgian Bay Littoral is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve located in Ontario, Canada. The biosphere was the thirteenth in Canada, and covers the Thirty Thousand Islands area of eastern Georgian Bay,[1][2] one of the world's largest fresh water archipelagos.[3]

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  1. ^ "GEORGIAN BAY LITTORAL". UNESCO - MAB Biosphere Reserves Directory. UNESCO. Archived from the original on 26 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "MINISTER DION WELCOMES THE DESIGNATION OF CANADA'S 13TH BIOSPHERE RESERVE" (Press release). Government of Canada. 4 November 2004. Archived from the original on 26 November 2010. 
  3. ^ "UNESCO Protects 19 New Biosphere Reserves" (Press release). Environment New Service. 2 November 2004. Archived from the original on 26 November 2010. 

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