Mackerel Fishing Area

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Map showing the boundary lines of the mackerel fishing area in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. See details below

Mackerel Fishing Area - Map

Map showing the boundary lines of the mackerel fishing area in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The area includes the St. Lawrence River and most of the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence. The first point originates near Baie-Trinité, Québec. A strait line can be drawn between the first point and a second point approximately halfway between the Gaspé Peninsula and Anticosti Island. Another line is drawn between the second point and a third point which is 55 kilometers northwest of Port-aux-Basques, Newfoundland. A final line is drawn between the third point and a fourth point near Bay St. Lawrence, Nova Scotia.

Mackerel Fishing Area – Coordinates Table
Point    Latitude - North   Longitude - West
46. 49° 25′ 00″ Shore
45. 49° 25′ 00″ 64° 40′ 00″
44. 47° 50′ 00″ 60° 00′ 00″
43. 47° 02′ 15″ 60° 24′ 55″

Table description:

Table showing the coordinates that represent the boundary lines of the Mackerel Fishing Area in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Row one is the title. Column one represents the label given to each coordinate. Column two represents the latitude coordinate for each point. Column three represents the longitude coordinate for each point.