Clownfish, Philippines. Photo by Stephane Rochon.

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 Canada

North America

Location: Northern North America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean on the east, North Pacific Ocean on the west, and the Arctic Ocean on the north, north of the conterminous US
Geographic coordinates: 60° 0' N, 95° 0' W
Coastline km: 202,080 km km
Climate: varies from temperate in south to subarctic and arctic in north
Terrain: mostly plains with mountains in west and lowlands in southeast
Elevation: lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m highest point: Mount Logan 5,959 m
Natural hazards: continuous permafrost in north is a serious obstacle to development; cyclonic storms form east of the Rocky Mountains, a result of the mixing of air masses from the Arctic, Pacific, and North American interior, and produce most of the country's rain and snow east of the mountains
Currency: Canadian dollar (CAD)
Population: 33,098,932 (July 2006 est.)
Languages: English (official) 59.3%, French (official) 23.2%, other 17.5%
Capital: Ottawa
Divisions: 10 provinces and 3 territories*; Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories*, Nova Scotia, Nunavut*, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon Territory*

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Zones

Zones (9) Dive sites Sub zones
Alberta 8 0
British Columbia 86 2
Manitoba 1 0
New Brunswick 1 0
Newfoundland and Labrador 4 0
Nova Scotia 46 0
Ontario 85 4
Quebec 31 1
Saskatchewan 1 0

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Dive sites

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Quality Avg depth Max depth Experience Dive type
Portugal Cove - St. Phillip's 3 / -
8 m 18 m CMAS ** / AOW

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Whytecliff Park
By Abyss Denizen
Oct 8, 2013
Night Dive - Spotted a Giant Pacific Octopus on our way down at 90 feet, a pair of Decorated War Bonnets and a Sailfin Sculpin.  We cruised the wall around into The Cut and back over the Anemone Gardens finishing off in the bay.  The Phosphorescence is
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Porteau Cove
By Abyss Denizen
Oct 5, 2013
Peak Performance Buoyancy Dive 1 - I did 2 Peak Performance Buoyancy training dives here with a student.  I find the Jungle Gym handy for practicing fin kicks a trim. On Saturday the vis was amazing.  40-50 Feet!  We did a tour of the wrecks finishing at the lean
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New Bear Cove
By MBearss
Apr 14, 2012
Wreck Dive on USMS Humboldt - We have dove this site many times and today with my son we checked out the lobster traps while video recording the dive. It fun to record the bones of the Humboldt to show our ladies later. The day was wind  and water a cool 2 degrees cel
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Paddys Head
By MBearss
Jan 2, 2012
1st dive of 2012 - This was a nice dive with my son, a temperature of 4 degrees celcius was a little cool but the drysuits made it a good day.
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New Bear Cove
By MBearss
Sep 25, 2011
Recreational Dive - We missed the wreck today our bearing was a little off. We did enjoy swimming between the rocks and following the sea bottom out to a depth of 80 feet. I have a fun dive with my son on a beautiful and clear day with air temperature at 30 degre
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Trip: St Lawrence
By tadion
From Sep 3, 2010 to Sep 5, 2010
Lisetta organized the dive through Waterfront Diving Center.
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Trip: Pacific Northwest 2007
By Griffith
From Aug 12, 2007 to Aug 19, 2007
Not really a dive trip but manged to sneak a couple in.
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By Ramona Martins , 31-07-2010

ADIMIRO MUITO.... - QUEM FAZ ISSO, FRENTE A FRENTE COM AS MARAVILHAS DO OCEANO, AS BELEZAS DO FUNDO DO MAR, QUE SE CONSIGUIMOS VER ATRAVEZ DE VOCES MERGULHADORES.
VOCES ESTÃO DE PARABENS!!!

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