Sable Island

Sable Island

Island in the Atlantic Ocean

  • Area
    34
  • Population
    5 (2008)
  • Province
    Nova Scotia
  • GNBC Code
    CBRQR
  • Municipality
    Halifax Regional Municipality
  • Did you know
    In 1960, people who believed that horses were causing ecological damage to Sable Island created a proposal to remove the animals and make them into pet food.
Sable Island Profiles
  • About

    Sable Island, literally "island of sand", is a small Canadian island situated 300 km southeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and about 175 km southeast of the closest point of mainland Nova Scotia in the Atlantic Ocean.

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