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Encyclopedia > Terrace Bay, Ontario

Terrace Bay is a township in Thunder Bay District in northern Ontario located on the north shore of Lake Superior east of Schreiber. Categories: Stub | Ontario districts ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Area 1,076,395 km² (4th) • Land 917,741 km² • Water 158,654 km² (14. ... The Great Lakes from space; Lake Superior is on the upper left Lake Superior (known as Gitchigume in a Native American language) is the largest of North Americas Great Lakes. ... Schreiber, Ontario is a township with a population of approximately 1500 people. ...

The town of Terrace Bay was established when a pulp mill was established here in 1947 by the Longlac Pulp & Paper Company, later Kimberley-Clarke Forest Products. The hydroelectric power for the town came from a diversion of the waters of the Kenogami River into the Aguasabon River system, also known as the Longlac diversion. Terrace Bay became a municipal township in 1959. Wood pulp is the most common material used to make paper. ... Hydroelectric dam diagram The waters of Llyn Stwlan, the upper reservoir of the Ffestiniog Pumped-Storage Scheme in north Wales, can just be glimpsed on the right. ... The Kenogami River is a river in Thunder Bay District, Ontario which flows north from Long Lake near Longlac, Ontario to join the Albany River which empties into James Bay. ... The Aguasabon River is a river in Thunder Bay District, Ontario which empties into Lake Superior. ...

An airport (IATA Airport Code YTJ) and a regional hospital are located in Terrace Bay. It is situated on the southern branch of the Trans-Canada Highway, Ontario provincial highway 17, and on the Canadian Pacific Railway. An IATA airport code, known by the IATA as an IATA location identifier or, simply, a location identifier [1], is a three-letter alphabetic code designating many airports around the world. ... Example of Trans-Canada Highway marker shield. ... Highway 17 in Mattawa. ... The Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR; AAR reporting marks CP, CPAA, CPI), known as CP Rail between 1968 and 1996, is a Canadian Class I railway operated by Canadian Pacific Railway Limited. ...

Terrace Bay offers two elementary schools, a fully equipped high school, and a local library.

The Slate Islands, now a provincial park, are located in Lake Superior near Terrace Bay. Satellite image of the Slate Islands in Lake Superior. ...

The town's name came from a series of terraces formed as the water level in Lake Superior lowered following the latest ice age. Variations in CO2, temperature and dust from the Vostok ice core over the last 400 000 years For the animated movie, see Ice Age (movie). ...

The town's motto is "The Gem of the North Shore"

According to the Canada 2001 Census: The Canada 2001 Census was a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population. ...

  • Population: 1,950
  • % Change (1996-2001): -16.1
  • Dwellings: 876
  • Area (sq. km.): 151.24 kmĀ²
  • Density (persons per sq. km.): 12.9
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1996 (MCMXCVI) is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...

External links

  • Terrace Bay's website

  Results from FactBites:
TransCanadaHighway.com Terrace Bay, Ontario (329 words)
Marie to Thunder Bay, and is known as "the Gem of the North Shore" of Lake Superior.
Terrace Bay was built to service the Kimberly Clark Pulp Mill in 1947, which remains the town's main employer.
Terrace Bay has excellent recreational facilities including a 9-hole golf course and a community ski hill.
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