Astronaut David Saint-Jacques captured from ISS Nova Scotia, Canada. Prince Edward Island famous for Anne of Green Gables is also included in the image.
Nova Scotia is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and including numerous bays and estuaries. The land has been inhabited by the indigenous Miꞌkmaq people for thousands of years, only after colonial period did Britain and France fought for. Nova Scotia’s traditionally resource-based economy has diversified in recent decades. Today the fishery suffered a sharp decline due to overfishing in the late 20th century, but other industry such as aerospace and tourism contributes substantially to the provincial economy.
Peggys Point Lighthouse in Peggys Cove is one of the major tourist attraction spots in the province.