Cape Sable Island

Cape Sable Island, 7 mi (11.2 km) long and 3 mi (4.8 km) wide, SW N.S., Canada. It is connected to the mainland by a causeway over Barrington Passage. Clark's Harbour (1991 pop. 1,076), a fishing port, is on the west coast.

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