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Anticosti Island Explained

Anticosti Island at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Island (pop., 1991: 250), Gulf of St. Lawrence. Lying at the mouth of the St. Lawrence River in SE Quebec, it is 140 mi (225 km) long; its greatest width is 35 mi (56 km). Visited by J. Cartier in 1534, it became part of Quebec province in 1774. Port-Menier is its present-day settlement. It is now primarily a recreation area.