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By Barbara Radcliffe Rogers

A consultant to Canada's Atlantic provinces, masking mountains, towns, cities and coast. The booklet presents info on exploring the coast, the Viking path, Lord Baltimore's misplaced colony and the Saint John river. actions to be had comprise whitewater rafting and climbing.

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Where the trail passes through long wilderness stretches, shelters are being constructed. Since the work is being done by local volunteer committees, these wilderness areas present the Page 12 greatest obstacles, especially for Newfoundland, where population is more sparse and the economy is in such serious condition that little local money remains for anything. But the spirit of community volunteerism is particularly strong here, and they have completed several long trail sections. When completed, it will be the longest trail in the world, stretching from sea to sea, and will be used by hikers, cyclists, skiers, horseback riders, andin some areasby snowmobilers.

Dress for the weather, with clothing to protect you in case of a change for the worse. · Stay on the trails for safety and to avoid trespassing on private property where permission has not been granted. Many trails cross private land with the generous permission of landowners; this access will not be renewed if the privilege is abused. · Carry everything out with you; avoid littering the trails. · When adding gas or oil, avoid spills; when these leak onto ice or snow, it spreads easily and is eventually washed into waterways where it damages fish and wildlife.

Calling it Acadia, the French spread settlements along the west shore of Nova Scotia. As Scots were settling in eastern Nova Scotia and claiming it for England, the French established a settlement on Cape Breton Island, at Louisbourg. The French had already claimed Prince Edward Island in 1523 but didn't settle it until 1663, calling it Ile St-Jean. Early contacts between the Europeans and the Native peoples were generally friendly. Europeans introduced more efficient tools and Natives taught the Europeans how to survive in the new environment, and traded them highly prized furs.

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