The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A low, sandy, barren island in the Atlantic, 110 m. off the E. coast of Nova Scotia; is extremely dangerous to navigation, and is marked by three lighthouses; is gradually being washed away.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Sable Island'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/s/sable-island.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.