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Coordinates: 44°25′51″N 63°39′00″W / 44.43083°N 63.65000°W Pennant Point is a rural community located at the head of Pennant Harbour near Sambro on the Chebucto Peninsula in the Halifax Regional Municipality Nova Scotia on Route 349 .
Pennant Point is a junction for Submarine communications cables from the United States, Europe, and Newfoundland. It connects with Herring Cove, Nova Scotia, about 12 km linear or about 20 km road distance away. Some connections north from Pennant Point are actually made through Herring Cove.
List of Cables
- TAT-9 - Manahawkin New Jersey,Conil, Cadiz, Spain, Goonhilly Downs, England, St. Hilaire-de-Riez, France - 8,358 Kilometers
- CANTAT-3 - Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland -- Tjørnuvík, Faroe Islands -- Redcar, United Kingdom -- Blaabjerg, Denmark -- 7,104 Kilometers
- CANUS 1 -Manasquan, New Jersey-- 1360 Kilometers
- CANTAT-2 -Retired -Widemouth, England - 5,195 Kilometers
A small satellite station operates the Inmarsat system from Pennant Point.