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Kent Island
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Geography
Location Bay of Fundy
Coordinates 44°34′55″N 66°45′22″W / 44.58194°N 66.75611°W / 44.58194; -66.75611
Length 2.8 km (1.74 mi)
Highest elevation 20 m (70 ft)
Administration
Canada
Province New Brunswick

Kent Island, New Brunswick, Canada is an island located near Grand Manan Island off the coast of New Brunswick. It is the site of the Bowdoin Scientific Research Station, which is mainly involved in bird and nature research. The island was donated to Bowdoin College in 1936 by John Sterling Rockefeller. The island is 1.8 miles (2.8 km) long and its maximum elevation is 61 feet (20 m). The land area is about 200 acres (80 hectares).

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