Kent Island (New Brunswick)

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Kent Island
Kent Island is located in New Brunswick
Kent Island
Kent Island
Geography
Location Bay of Fundy
Coordinates 44°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
Length 2.8 km (1.74 mi)
Highest elevation 20 m (70 ft)
Administration
Canada
Province New 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 J. Sterling and Paula 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.