Destination Saint John

Destination Saint John

by Kumari Campbell
     
 

Ranking among Canada's top ports, Saint John (New Brunswick) is a multiuse facility. A variety of cargoes, including petroleum and forest products, are shipped worldwide, while cruise ships and ferries also dock at the port, which is located on the Bay of Fundy. The port is also home to one of North America's largest shipbuilding operations.  See more details below

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Ranking among Canada's top ports, Saint John (New Brunswick) is a multiuse facility. A variety of cargoes, including petroleum and forest products, are shipped worldwide, while cruise ships and ferries also dock at the port, which is located on the Bay of Fundy. The port is also home to one of North America's largest shipbuilding operations.

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Children's Literature - Debra Briatico
This captivating title from the new series "Port Cities of North America" takes readers on a tour of Saint John, one of eastern Canada's busiest ports. Located in New Brunswick, where the St. John River meets the powerful tides of the Bay of Fundy, this popular port city offers diverse harbor facilities and services to a myriad of people from North America and the world. The author uses descriptive text, maps, and photographs to present a detailed discussion of Saint John's geography, history, economy, and daily life. Specific topics covered in this resource include St. John's ships, equipment, terminals, cargo, dredging schedule, early inhabitants and leaders, trade policies and practices, port management, visitor attractions, and labor force. A glossary, pronunciation guide, and index are also included. After reading this fascinating title, youngsters will want to travel to this exciting destination. This "Port Cities of North America" series is definitely worth checking out!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822527855
Publisher:
Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/01/1998
Series:
Port Cities of North America Series
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.46(d)
Age Range:
11 - 13 Years

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