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Correction to story moved Dec. 23, 2012, on the location of Machias Seal Island

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. The island is the subject of renewed calls from both sides of the border to settle a territorial dispute once and for all. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Fred J. Field
December 24, 2012 - 7:43 AM

FREDERICTON - The Canadian Press erroneously reported on Sunday that Machias Seal Island is about 19 kilometres south of Grand Manan Island and 16 kilometres west of the Maine coast.

In fact, the island is about 19 kilometres southwest of Grand Manan Island and east of Maine.

News from © The Canadian Press, 2012
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