Thursday, July 23, 2015

Canada and America Headed For A Lobster War?

The Canadian flag flutters in the breeze Monday, Sept. 8, 2003, by the lighthouse 
at Machias Seal Island. The Canadians man the lighthouse on this island 
claimed by the US and Canada in The Gray Zone waters between 
the two countries. (Fred J. Field/CP)

Two tiny, treeless islands populated by puffins, North Rock and Machias Seal, are the last remaining disputed lands between the Canada and the United States. Of course money is the source of the conflict with both countries claiming that the waters around the islands, known by locals as “the grey zone,” contain a lucrative lobster fishery.

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1 comment:

xoxoxoBruce said...

Darn Canadians took the best side of Niagara Falls too. ;o)