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North Rock

North Rock
Disputed island
Seals on North Rock
Geography
Location border of the Bay of Fundy and the Gulf of Maine
Coordinates
Total islands 1
Administered by
Canada
Province New Brunswick
Claimed by
Canada
Province New Brunswick
United States
State Maine
Demographics
Population 0

North Rock[1] is an offshore rock with geographical coordinates of , located to the east of the North American continent near the boundary between the Gulf of Maine and the Bay of Fundy.

The rock is adjacent to the Canadian province of New Brunswick and the U.S. state of Maine. Its ownership has been disputed by both countries as part of the larger territorial and maritime boundary dispute surrounding Machias Seal Island. The disputed area is colloquially referred to as the "Gray Zone."

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References

  1. ^ http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/a-haven-for-puffins-tranquil-island-off-nova-scotia-is-a-rare-piece-of-disputed-territory-between-canada-and-the-u-s



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