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Georges Bank

Georges Bank is proposed as a Tier 2 site for the Marine Conservation Network in the Scotian Shelf-Bay of Fundy Bioregion.

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Georges Bank is located near the middle of the Canadian portion of the larger bank feature along the United States border, approximately 230 km southwest of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.

Map of proposed Georges Bank network site

Map of proposed Georges Bank network site

Simplified site coordinates

Boundaries are preliminary and subject to change following the public engagement.

Point Latitude Longitude Description
1 41°56' 30.5" N 66°58' 4.9" W Starting at point 1 in the northwest corner of the site on the Canada/US boundary
2 41°56' 18.0" N 66°49' 7.8" W Connect to point 2, northeast of point 1
3 41°46' 12.7" N 66°39' 3.6" W Connect to point 3, southeast of point 2
4 41°46' 27.7" N 66°25' 13.1" W Connect to point 4 in the northeast corner of the site
5 41°39' 58.9" N 66°25' 13.2" W Connect to point 5 in the southeast corner of the site
6 41°34' 47.8" N 66°39' 18.5" W Connect to point 6 in the southwest corner of site on the Canada/US boundary, follow Canada/US boundary NW to point 1


718 km2



This area supports species, including:


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