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Place-names on Anticosti Island, Que.

Place-names on Anticosti Island, Que.

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Published by F.A. Acland in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Anticosti Island (Québec),
  • Québec (Province),
  • Anticosti Island.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- Québec (Province) -- Anticosti Island.,
    • Anticosti Island (Québec) -- Maps.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby W.P. Anderson.
      GenreMaps.
      ContributionsAnderson, William Patrick, 1851-, Canadian Board on Geographical Names.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1054.A6 C3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination15 p. :
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6369455M
      LC Control Number38011792
      OCLC/WorldCa14105824

      Anticosti ăntĭkŏs´tē, low, flat island ( pop. ), mi ( km) long and 10 to 30 mi (16–48 km) wide, E Que., Canada, at the head of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The island was discovered by Cartier in Louis XIV granted it to Jolliet as a reward for his discovery of the Mississippi. Book now your hotel in Anticosti Island and pay later with Expedia. Enjoy free cancellation on most hotels. Browse Expedia's selection of 1 hotels and places to stay in Anticosti Island. Find cheap deals and discount rates that best fit your budget. It's simple to book your hotel with Expedia!

        The only way you can hunt Wolfe Island whitetails is by bow. Brown's Bay Hunt Club, a whitetail outfitting service on the island, has been in business for 10 years. The club operates out of Brown's Bay Inn and hunts 4, acres with over 30 stand : Peter Schoonmaker. Safari Anticosti, Côte-Nord, Saumon River, Anticosti Island: Ile d'Anticosti is not only a unique and private place, it is also a heaven for deer hunters. Forget the shooting over bait or the interminable wait in watchtowers, to Safari Anticosti, you will be hunting deer in the traditional way.

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Twenhofel, William H. (William Henry), Geology of Anticosti island. Ottawa, F.A. Acland, printer, A fisherman casts for salmon in Rivière à l'Huile in Anticosti. The island in the Gulf of St. Lawrence is the focus of a heated debate over oil and gas exploration.


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Containsagoodlistofplace-namesandamap;andawreckchartprepared in manuscript Tetu,Receiver of Wrecks,Quebec, in, though this is marredby a large number of clericalerrors, for whichthe draughtsman.

Anticosti is a tremendously special, and little known, piece of Canada. I spent a week of exploring the town of Port Menier at one end of the island, and fly fishing for salmon at the Jupiter Lodge.

There aren't enough words in my vocabulary to describe the whole 5/5(12). Anticosti Island, French Île d’Anticosti, island in Que. book Gulf of St. Lawrence at the mouth of the St. Lawrence River, part of the Côte-Nord region, southeastern Quebec province, Que. book. The island is miles ( km) long, and its greatest width is 35 miles (56 km).

I stumbled across mention of Anticosti Island in another book and was intrigued, so purchased this. It was a fascinating read, with many excellent illustrations and photographs.

An intriguing look at an island fief -- not the kind of thing one expects in North America.5/5(3). Anticosti Island remained wild and virtually uninhabited until a wealthy French businessman, Henri Menier, acquired it in Menier is, without a doubt, the man who had the most influence on the destiny of Anticosti Island.

Indeed, his first goal was to make it a hunting and fishing paradise. Anticosti Island, Quebec: See 12 reviews, articles, and 36 photos of Anticosti Island, ranked No.1, on Tripadvisor among 3, attractions in Quebec.5/5(12).

In Parc national d'Anticosti, the roar of powerful waterfalls, and huge secret caves, plus thousands of white-tailed deer, salmon undulating in the emerald waters of the Jupiter River, and seals stretched out on the rocks, will be sure to enchant you.

Anticosti Island, a natural jewel to discover, inevitably. I have hunted Anticosti Island for the past 1/2 dozen years. I have taken multiple bucks many times (you're allowed 2 deer) but the past 3 years have been tough hunting.

I was able to take 2 bucks. I took a non-typical 10 pt on the last couple hours of hunting on the last day. This maritime service links Rimouski to Blanc-Sablon, providing a gateway to the natural beauty of Anticosti Island and the Lower North Shore that has fuelled many an imagination.

After calling at Sept-Îles, the MV Bella Desgagnés docks at Port-Menier on Anticosti Island. This idyllic island at the heart of the Gulf of St. Lawrence is home to. Anticosti Island is an island in the province of Quebec, Canada at the outlet of the Saint Lawrence River into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, between 49° and 50° N., and between 61° 40' and Anticosti Island is larger than Prince Edward Island but sparsely populated, with most of the permanent population in the village of Port-Menier on the western tip of the island, consisting chiefly of the keepers of the lighthouses erected by the Canadian government.

The entire island constitutes one municipality known as L'Île-d'Anticosti. Due to more than shipwrecks off its coasts, Anticosti Island is County: Minganie. Whether you come to hunt, fish or vacation, you will fall under the island’s spell.

The history of Anticosti Island began thousands of years ago. However, it was Frenchman Henry Menier who had the most profound impact on the island’s destiny.

He acquired the island in about for hunting and on: C.P.25 Chemin des Forestiers, L’Île-d’Anticosti, G0G 2Y0, Quebec. ANTICOSTI ISLAND | Anticosti-Sepaq DEER HUNTING Anticosti Island Anticosti Island is part of the eastern Saint Lawrence lowlands.

It is km ( mi)[4] long and has a maximum breadth of Place-Names of Prince Edward Island with meanings by R. Douglas (compiled by) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Place Names Prince Edward Island Meanings - AbeBooks.

Anticosti is an incredible place full of natural wonder. It has something for everyone: hiking, fishing, kayaking, camping. Yet, it will never get crowded with people. It is definitely adventure tourism at its best. To get a glimpse of what there is to see and do on Anticosti, read Leslie Anthony’s itinerary for his trip to this amazing island.

While the island is over km long, the only settlement of note on Anticosti is tiny Port-Menier (pop. ) on the western coast. Much of the island is devoted to parkland or nature conservation. Visitors to Anticosti come to fish for salmon on the Jupiter River or hunt white-tail deer. Anticosti Provincial Park straddles most of the island.

Anticosti Island lies in the Gulf of St. Lawrence off the coast of Quebec. Heavily forested and lightly inhabited, it’s a huge island of some 3, square miles. In perspective, that’s more than twice the size of Rhode Island, and a third larger than Canada’s Prince Edward Island to the south.

Place-names on Anticosti Island, Que. by Anderson, W. P; Geographic Board of Canada. texts. Queen's University Library Title_message Free Books. Created on. May 6 [email protected] Archivist. ADDITIONAL CONTRIBUTORS. Anticosti definition: an island of E Canada, in the Gulf of St Lawrence ; part of Quebec.

Area: sq km | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. Anticosti Island is a whitetail deer hunters paradise. Located in the mouth of the Gulf of St.

Lawrence, the Island is miles long and varies from 10 to 30 miles wide. Over one hundred years ago, whitetail deer were introduced on to the Island.

Today the whitetail population numbers over ,!. The beauty of the scenery will take your breath away! For over a century, this island at the mouth of the Gulf of St.

Lawrence has also been attracting fans of salmon fishing on the fabulous Jupiter River. Anticosti Island is truly one of Québec’s natural jewels.Anticosti Island is the largest island in Québec measuring just over km long. Located at the mouth of the St.

Lawrence River and Gulf of St. Lawrence, it can only be reached by plane or by boat. The island was purchased by French chocolate maker and industrialist Henri Menier inwho developed it .Anticosti, Île d', km 2, km long and 56 km at its widest point, is located in the Gulf of ST LAWRENCE, athwart the entrance to the St Lawrence River.

Though considerably larger than Prince Edward Island, its population is only about