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Place-names in Quebec. Place-names [in the] Thousand Islands. Place-names [in] Northern Canada

James White

Place-names in Quebec. Place-names [in the] Thousand Islands. Place-names [in] Northern Canada

by James White

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Published by King"s Printer. in [Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Geographical -- Québec (Province),
  • Names, Geographical -- Ontario -- Thousand Islands.,
  • Names, Geographical -- Canada, Northern.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James White.
    SeriesReport of the Geographic Board of Canada -- 9th, 1910, Parts II-IV., Annual report (Geographic Board of Canada) -- 1909-10.
    ContributionsGeographic Board of Canada
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 153-455.
    Number of Pages455
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18642187M

    History Québec has had a tumultuous history and, by Canadian standards, a very long and complicated one. At the time of European exploration, the entire region was fully settled and controlled by various Aboriginal groups, all of whom are resident today, including the Mohawks along the St Lawrence River, the Cree above them, the Innu still further north and east, and the Inuit in the remote. under copyright in some countries. If you live outside Canada, check your country's copyright laws. If the book is under copyright in your country, do not download or redistribute this file. Title: The Origin and Meaning of Place Names in Canada Date of first publication: Author: George Henry Armstrong () Date first posted: Aug.

      The Caniapiscau Reservoir lies miles down a gravel road in northern Quebec—the most remote place in of place names spread across islands, voted against leaving Canada. The Thousand Islands International Bridge is an American-maintained international bridge system over the Saint Lawrence River connecting northern New York in the United States with southeastern Ontario in Canada. Constructed in , with additions in , the bridges span the Canada–US border in the middle of the Thousand Islands region.

    Most Spanish place names were in fact, like Captain Vancouver’s, the names of important people – saints, politicians, aristocrats, viceroys, naval bureaucrats, people like that – but there are a few examples of names that are descriptive – the Ballenas Islands (‘islands of whales’); Patos Island (‘island of ducks’); and Rio de. Unusual Canadian Place Names. Have you ever wanted to visit Paris, Liverpool, Scotland or Stockholm? Or how about Eyebrow, Baldy Hughes and Blow Me Down? Just come to Canada! Every country has a town or city with a wacky or unusual name, and Canada is certainly no exception! Here is a list of unusual names given to places that you can visit in.


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Place-names in Quebec. Place-names [in the] Thousand Islands. Place-names [in] Northern Canada by James White Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Thousand Islands archipelago—1, to be exact—straddles the Canada/United States border and sits within the Saint Lawrence River.

Many people traveling from Canada use Kingston, Ontario, as their base before visiting the Thousand Islands, where they can cruise the waterways or visit historic sites, castles, and : Hayley Simpson. Island. An island is a piece of land surrounded by water. By custom it is agreed that this definition does not apply to the 5 largest pieces of land that form the continents (see plate tectonics).The largest island in the world is Greenland (2 km 2); the largest in Canada is Baffin Island ( km 2).Seventeen other Canadian islands exceed 10 km 2 in area.

The Islands are a big area, so it's hard to know your exact route. If your drive to QC is starting in Gananoque, you might want to look at hotels in Brockville, the next sizable city to the east.(Kingston is west of Gananoque, so it'd be out of your way unless you were starting further west.)I can't give a personal recommendation on Brockville hotels but a bunch of them have TripAdvisor.

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Names listed are only those used in English or French, as many. In central Canada, the archipelagos of Ontario's Georgian Bay on Lake Huron, the Lake of the Woods and the Thousand Islands regions boast spectacular fresh water island properties. Nova Scotia's peninsular Atlantic coast is a popular market with islands available around the more remote Cape Breton island and the more affluent South Shore.

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Little Island, Ontario Price: $, Acres: 1. A swirl of fog hung close to the water, wrapping the islands in misty tendrils. Out the window of the Thousand Islander, one of a fleet of boats operated by Ontario's Gananoque Boat Line stiff breeze and the day's damp kept cruise passengers inside.

But the otherworldly haze and the endless supply of islands had us all with our noses at the windows. An illustration of an open book.

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Quotes “The Stories from the Land: Indigenous Place Names in Canada interactive map helps us all learn more about the significance of the lands that surround us and the Indigenous languages, cultures and the customs behind place names that make up our country’s rich history and unique geography.

Our government is proud to join with the provinces and territories to pay homage. Thousand Islands National Park General Information. Address: Headquarters 2 Co. Rd 5, RR 3 Mallorytown, ON K0E 1R0 Canada. phone: toll free phone: email: [email protected] website: The Islands residents, volunteers and business owners go out of their way to help you enjoy your family holiday and provides you with the resources needed to help inspire and plan your Islands family getaway.

Explore communities, outdoor activities, history an. Gulf of Georgia region (Southern Gulf Islands, Northern Gulf Islands, Discovery Islands, Sunshine Coast, Howe Sound) West Coast of Vancouver Island Broken Islands Group, Cape Scott, Nootka Sound, Kyuquot Sound, Clayoquot Sound; Lower Mainland, primarily consisting of river or lake islands in Burrard Inlet, Harrison Lake, and the Fraser River.

Among the works that he wrote or compiled are: The topographical work of the Geological Survey of Canada ([London, ]); Altitudes in the Dominion of Canada, with a relief map of North America (Ottawa, ); Dictionary of altitudes in the Dominion of Canada: with a relief map of Canada (Ottawa, ); Place names in Quebec, Thousand Islands.

The board has issued also a number of special publications, such as the Handbook of the Indians of Canada (Ottawa, ), J. Walbran's British Columbia coast-names (Ottawa, ), and treatises on the place-names of northern Canada, Quebec, the Thousand islands, Alberta, Manitoba, Prince Edward Island, Anticosti, and the Magdalen islands.

Quebec - Quebec - History: The origins of Quebec go back to –35, when the French explorer Jacques Cartier landed at present-day Gaspé and took possession of the land in the name of the king of France.

Cartier brought with him the 16th-century European traditions of mercantile expansion to a land where a few thousand Indians (First Nations) and Inuit (the Arctic people of Canada known as. The Thousand Island Tour is a wonderful way to experience this part of The St. Lawrence River. Most of the islands large and small are inhabited, with large mansions owned by wealthy American and Canadian families/ TripAdvisor reviews.

Another town where the residents have resisted plans to change an undesirable name, Swastika was founded in in Northern Ontario. After WWII, when the government tried to change the name to Winston, residents would pull down the new sign names.

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The Indians left their place names all over the present Northern New York. Only in two or three instances are these names preserved to this day. Adirondacks is of course an ancient Indian name and so is Oswegatchie, a name which has remained unchanged for centuries save for a brief period when the French sought to change it to La Presentation.Islands for sale in Canada (East Coast) Including a huge selection of island for sale in Nova Scotia and Ontario.

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