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In the fair land of Nova Scotia a maritime province there is a ridge called North Mountain overlooking the Bay of Fundy on one side and the fertile Annapolis valley on the other. On the northern slope of the range grows the hardy spruce-tree well adapted for ship-timbers of which many vessels of all classes have been built.
Joshua Slocum's solo voyage around the world stands as one of the greatest sea adventures of all time. Starting from Boston in 1895, by the time he dropped anchor in Rhode Island over three years later, he had cruised some 46,000 miles entirely by sail and entirely alone.