Anticosti Island

Anticosti Island
geographical name island E Canada in E Quebec at mouth of the St. Lawrence area 3043 square miles (7912 square kilometers)

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  • Anticosti Island — Island, Gulf of St. Lawrence. Lying at the mouth of the St. Lawrence River in southeastern Quebec, it is 140 mi (225 km) long; its greatest width is 35 mi (56 km). Visited by Jacques Cartier in 1534, it became part of Quebec province in 1774.… …   Universalium

  • Anticosti Island —   [æntɪ kɔstɪ aɪlənd], Insel im Sankt Lorenz Golf, Provinz Quebec, Kanada, 7 941 km2, etwa 400 Einwohner, mit wildreichen Wäldern, Mooren und fischreichen Seen (Fischerei); Holzeinschlag für die Papierindustrie Quebecs. Hauptort ist Port Menier …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Anticosti Island — Infobox Islands name = Anticosti image caption = Anticosti Island in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence image size = locator map custom = no native name = Île d Anticosti native name link = French language nickname = location = Gulf of Saint Lawrence… …   Wikipedia

  • Anticosti — Anticosti, Landsat Foto Gewässer Sankt Lorenz Golf Geograph …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Anticosti-Insel — Anticosti (Landsat Foto, ca. 2000). Rivière à l Huile auf Anticosti Anticosti (franz. Île d Anticosti) ist eine Insel in Kanada …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Island of Montreal — Montreal Island redirects here. For the island in Nunavut, see Montreal Island (Nunavut). Island of Montreal Native name: Île de Montréal Map of the Island of Montreal …   Wikipedia

  • island — islandish, islandlike, adj. islandless, adj. /uy leuhnd/, n. 1. a tract of land completely surrounded by water, and not large enough to be called a continent. 2. something resembling an island, esp. in being isolated or having little or no direct …   Universalium

  • Anticosti — [an΄ti käs′tē] [< ? AmInd natiscotec, lit., where bears are hunted] island at the mouth of the St. Lawrence River, in Quebec, Canada: c. 3,000 sq mi (7,770 sq km); pop. 335 …   English World dictionary

  • Anticosti —    The first mention of the island is in Cartier s narrative of his first voyage, 1534. The following year he again visited the island, which he named Isle de l Assomption. On the origin of the present Indian name, see W. F. Ganong s note, Royal… …   The makers of Canada

  • Anticosti — /an teuh kaw stee, kos tee/, n. an island at the head of the Gulf of St. Lawrence in E Canada, in E Quebec province. 494; 135 mi. (217 km) long; 3043 sq. mi. (7880 sq. km). * * * …   Universalium

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