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Horus: Re wimpy-type Canadians...
Geez I hope not...look at what happened when the subject of sex
came up yesterday......mention the words birth control, and watch out!
Incidentally, the mainland, I should have used a capital M for
Mainland, refers to all the rest of Canada outside of the island of
Newfoundland....including the 3 other Atlantic Canadian Provinces (Nova
Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick). The Appalachian Mts
aren't really present in those provinces; however they form the backbone
of Newfoundland. Mainland is really a term of grudging affection......
The American military had a big presence in Newfoundland during
WW2, (before we joined Canada), and many US servicemen married women
from Newfoundland. Hence, many Newfoundlanders don't see the American
military as a foreign force the way Mainland Canadians do.
When traveling, I think nothing of striking up a conversation
with a US Serviceperson.....but I've seen very strange reactions from
others I've been with.....geeeeeee....
Here's a map which shows a simple view of the Appalachians Mts.
from about Pennsylvannia to the tip of Newfoundland (although the map
itself is mostly concerning the geology of a part of western
Geological Survey of Canada Map 1678A
(Humber Arm Allochthon)
that should be enough to find it..
Thanks for the weather reports Mark,
Doug Gibbons, Port aux Basques, Newfoundland
A happy heart goes on forever.
(Winter's Tale [Shakespeare])
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