Kent Island (New Brunswick)

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Kent Island
Kent Island is located in New Brunswick
Kent Island
Kent Island
Geography
LocationBay of Fundy
Coordinates44°34′55″N 66°45′22″W / 44.58194°N 66.75611°W / 44.58194; -66.75611Coordinates: 44°34′55″N 66°45′22″W / 44.58194°N 66.75611°W / 44.58194; -66.75611
Length2.8 km (1.74 mi)
Highest elevation20 m (70 ft)
Administration
Canada
ProvinceNew Brunswick

Kent Island, New Brunswick, Canada is an island located near Grand Manan Island off the coast of New Brunswick. It is the site of the Bowdoin Scientific Research Station, which is mainly involved in bird and nature research. The island was donated to Bowdoin College in 1936 by John Sterling Rockefeller.[1] The island is 1.8 miles (2.8 km) long and its maximum elevation is 61 feet (20 m). The land area is about 200 acres (80 hectares).[2]

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  1. ^ "Bowdoin Scientific Station (Kent Island)". Bowdoin College. Retrieved April 17, 2012.
  2. ^ "Kent Island". Bowdoin College. Retrieved April 17, 2012.