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  Jacques Cartier Strait - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Jacques Cartier Strait (French Détroit de Jacques-Cartier) is a strait in eastern North America.
The Jacques Cartier Strait is approximately 35 kilometres wide at its narrowest point.
Jacques Cartier Strait is named for the French explorer Jacques Cartier.
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 The Virtual Museum of New-France: Jacques Cartier
We do not know how Jacques Cartier learned the art of navigation, but Saint-Malo, the town where he was born between the summer and winter of 1493, was at the time one of the most important ports in Europe.
Some ten years later, Jacques Cartier was a sufficiently experienced navigator to be asked by Francis I to undertake the official exploration of North America.
Cartier admitted the death of Donnacona, but claimed that the others "had remained in France where they were living as great lords; they had married and had no desire to return to their country".
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 JACQUES CARTIER - LoveToKnow Article on JACQUES CARTIER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Cartier reached ~Newfoundland on the ioth of May, and at once entered the strait of Belle Isle; then kno-w~n to the fishermen as the bay of Castles.
While the ships renewed their supply of wood and water in Belles Amours harbour on the north side of the strait, the long-boats di~covered that the coast farther west was barren, rocky and uninviting.
Proceeding through the passage north of Anticosti, Cartier anchored on the 1st of September at the mouth of the Saguenay, which~the two Indians who had passed the winter in France informed him,was the name of a kingdom rich and wealthy in precious stones.
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 JACQUES CARTIER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Jacques Cartier was born in 1491 at St. Malo, Brittany.
Cartier explored the bay, being disappointed that it was not the straight to China he had hoped it to be.
Cartier climbed a mountain he called Mount Réal, and was appointing when he saw the rapids a bit upriver, which told him that this was not the passage to China.
schools.tdsb.on.ca /parkdaleps/welland05/jacques_cartier.htm   (1179 words)

  
 Jacques Cartier's Discovery
Jacques Cartier was born at St. Malo in 1494, and was commissioned by the same French king, Francis I, and put in command of an expedition to explore the New World.
The result of this decision brought with it extreme suffering from the rigors of a climate to which the new-comers were wholly unaccustomed, augmented by the affliction of the scurvy, from which disease twenty-five of his men died.
The invitation was accepted, and Cartier, imitating the infamy of the Spanish conquerors of the southern part of the continent, treacherously sailed away with them to France as captives, where they all soon died of grief.
vermontgenealogy.com /addison/history/jacques_cartiers_discovery.htm   (1089 words)

  
 STRAIT OF BELLE ISLE - LoveToKnow Article on STRAIT OF BELLE ISLE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The strait is in the most direct route from Europe to the St Lawrence, but is open only from June till the end of November, and even.
The southern or Cabot Strait, between Cape Ray in Newfoundland and Cape North in Cape Breton, was discovered later, and the expansion below Belle Isle was long known as La Grande Bale.
Cabot Strait is open all the year, save for occasional inconvenience from drift ice.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Jacques Cartier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
During a third voyage to Canada, undertaken in the year 1541, with five ships, Jacques Cartier passed the winter at the entrance of the River Cap-Rouge, fortifying his position for fear of being molested by the neighbouring savages.
Cartier, however, persisted in setting sail for France, and the issue of Roberval's attempts at colonization afterwards justified the conduct of the discoverer of Canada.
Cartier assumed command of this expedition, and hence his fourth voyage (1543) of which we have no details.
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 MSN Encarta - Jacques Cartier
Cartier, Jacques (1491-1557), French explorer and mariner, discoverer of the St. Lawrence River, born in Saint-Malo.
Cartier called the hill Mont Réal (Mount Royal), from which the name of the city of Montréal is derived.
After spending the winter in Stadacona, Cartier sailed for France on a course south of Newfoundland, and for the first time passed through what is now called Cabot Strait.
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 Gulf of Saint Lawrence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The river goes into the gulf through the Jacques Cartier Strait between the Côte-Nord region of Quebec and the north shore of Anticosti Island, and the Honguedo Strait between the south shore of Anticosti Island and the Gaspé Peninsula.
It leakes into the Atlantic through the Strait of Belle Isle, between Newfoundland and Labrador, the Cabot Strait between Newfoundland and Cape Breton Island, and the Strait of Canso between peninsular Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island.
It should be noted that since construction of the Canso Causeway in 1955, the Strait of Canso does not permit free-flowing exchange of waters between the gulf and the Atlantic.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gulf_of_Saint_Lawrence   (340 words)

  
 Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
Cartier discovered the gulf, he drew a map of it, and he had caught a glimpse of the hinterland.
Cartier was no doubt a man who liked to do himself well; a note in a registry of births, marriages, and deaths associates him with the “hearty tipplers.” The documents of this period usually designate him as a “noble homme,” which places him in the well-established bourgeoisie.
Cartier discovered one of the greatest rivers in the world, and he marks the starting-point of France’s occupation of three-quarters of a continent.
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 Jacques Cartier
Cartier reached Newfoundland on the 10th of May, and at once entered the strait of Belle Isle; then known to the fishermen as the bay of Castles.
In view of this Cartier set sail on Monday, the 15th of June, for the south side of the strait, by following which he was led down almost the whole west coast of Newfoundland.
Heading eastward along the Quebec shore, Cartier soon regained the Strait of Belle Isle and, entering the Atlantic on the 15th of August, reached St. Malo in safety on the 5th of September.
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 Jacques Cartier's First Voyage - 1534 - First Encounters & Chief Donnacona
Cartier continued southwest and discovered the fertile land of Prince Edward Island which, he believed, was part of the mainland.
Cartier assured the chief that the cross was simply a 'marker' so they could find their way back to the chief and lured Donnacona and his 3 sons aboard the ship only to take 2 of the sons hostage.
Cartier was excited to learn that what he had thought was just a large bay was actually the mouth of a large, inland river.
www3.sympatico.ca /goweezer/canada/z00cartier1.htm   (840 words)

  
 Jacques Cartier: Explorer of the St. Lawrence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Jacques Cartier was the first European to explore, chart and attempt colonization in the St. Lawrence area.
Jacques Cartier was a sea captain born in St. Malo, France in 1491.
Cartier’s first voyage to the St. Lawrence region, funded by the King of France, was in 1534.
collections.ic.gc.ca /stlauren/hist/hi_cartier.htm   (1129 words)

  
 Honguedo Strait - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Détroit d'Honguedo) is a strait in eastern North America.
The other is the Jacques Cartier Strait on the north side of Anticosti Island.
The Honguedo Strait is approximately 70 kilometres wide at its narrowest point.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Honguedo_Strait   (109 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Gulf of Saint Lawrence
The Strait of Belle Isle (French: Détroit de Belle Île), sometimes referred to as Straits of Belle Isle or Labrador Straits) is a waterway in eastern Canada that separates the Labrador Peninsula from the island of Newfoundland, in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Cabot Strait is a strait in eastern Canada approximately 110 kilometres wide between Cape Ray, Newfoundland Island and Cape North, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.
The Northumberland Strait is a strait in the southern part of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence in eastern North America.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Gulf-of-Saint-Lawrence   (1265 words)

  
 History of Nova Scotia, Bk1, Pt1, Ch3, Early European Explorers.
Before we deal with such known explorers as Cabot and Cartier, we must acknowledge the thousands of seafaring men, who, in the process of making a living, came to the shores of America, especially those that are washed by the waters that flow over the great fishing banks of the northwestern Atlantic.
Jacques Cartier (1491-1557), in 1534 received a royal commission from the French king "to discover certain islands and lands where it is said that a great quantity of gold, and other precious things, are to be found."13 Cartier had two ships and 61 men.
The principal point to be made of Cartier's voyages is that Cartier had claimed the explored lands for the King of France; and, at least around the mouth of the St. Lawrence, this was the same territory which Cabot had ceremoniously claimed for England, 40 odd years earlier.
www.blupete.com /Hist/NovaScotiaBk1/Part1/Ch03.htm   (2973 words)

  
 Jacques Cartier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
I think Jacques Cartier should have a stamp in his honor because he was a skillful navigator and he discovered the St. Lawrence.
Jacques Cartier was born at 1491, in Saint Malo.
Jacques Cartiers first voyage was to look for passages through North America to the East Asia.
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 Jacques Cartier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Jacques Cartier was born in Saint-Malo, France in 1492.
Cartier's expedition was to find a quicker sea passage between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans to the Spice Islands, and to claim lands in North America for France.
Cartier later named the entire region Canada ("Kanata" means village or settlement in the Huron-Iroquois language).
www.pwcs.edu /I-tech/TLCF/EarlyExploration/jacques_cartier.htm   (334 words)

  
 Cartier, Jacques on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
On the first voyage he entered by the Strait of Belle Isle, skirted its barren north coast for a distance and then coasted along the west shore of Newfoundland to Cape Anguille.
Strait to Cathay: Jacques Cartier and the French claim to North America.
L'Institut Jacques Cartier à Massy (Essonne) L'Institut hospitalier Jacques Cartier de Massy (Essonne) a annoncé lundi qu'.
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 cartier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Jacques Cartier was born in St. Malo in 1491.
Jacques captured chief Donnaconna and six other men and brought them to France to convince the king to let him go on a third voyage.
Jacques died in St. Malo in 1557 at the age at 66.
schools.sd68.bc.ca /RUTH/Classes/mrtaylor/class20022003/explorers/cartieramy/title.htm   (550 words)

  
 Jacques Cartier Strait -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Jacques Cartier Strait ((The Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France) French Détroit de Jacques-Cartier) is a strait in eastern (A continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama) North America.
The other is the (Click link for more info and facts about Honguedo Strait) Honguedo Strait on the south side of Anticosti Island.
Jacques Cartier Strait is named for the (The Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France) French explorer (French explorer who explored the St. Lawrence river and laid claim to the region for France (1491-1557)) Jacques Cartier.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/j/ja/jacques_cartier_strait.htm   (130 words)

  
 Cartier Jacques: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library
Roberval and Jacques Cartier were to suffer the same fate...state." The achievement of Jacques Cartier deserves special attention...
Strait to Cathay: Jacques Cartier and the French claim to North America...the man to continue the effort: Jacques Cartier, a master mariner from the northern...enough, today it is named Detroit Jacques-Cartier.) On August 2 the men decided that...
Salted dried cod became so important in Europe that when Jacques Cartier sailed in to the mouth of what would become St Lawrence Sound to claim the area for France, there were more than...
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 Encyclopedia: Anticosti Island
It was discovered by Jacques Cartier in 1534, and was granted to Louis Joliet by Louis XIV as a reward for discovering the Mississippi River.
It stayed in Joliet's family until 1763, when it was annexed by the colony of Newfoundland.
Jacques Cartier Jacques Cartier (December 31, 1491 – September 1, 1557) was a French explorer who is popularly thought of as one of the major discoverers of Canada, or more specifically, the interior eastern region that would become the first european-inhabited area of that country.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Anticosti-Island   (756 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Jacques Cartier (Canadian History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Jacques Cartier[zhAk kArtyA´] Pronunciation Key, 1491–1557, French navigator, first explorer of the Gulf of St. Lawrence and discoverer of the St. Lawrence River.
He made three voyages to the region, the first two (1534, 1535–36) directly at the command of King Francis I and the third (1541–42) under the sieur de Roberval in a colonization scheme that failed.
Although Cartier's discoveries were of major geographical importance and the claims of the French to the St. Lawrence valley were based on them, he failed in his primary object, the discovery of the Northwest Passage and natural resources.
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 Jacques Cartier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
wolves (Canis lupus) of the Lac Jacques- Cartier highlands, Quebec, the 1996...
Harmon, Daniel E. Jacques Cartier and the Exploration of Canada 0-7910-5958-8 2001.
Jacques Cartier (Saint-Malo, Frankryk, 31 Desember, 1491 - 19 Januarie 1557) was 'n Franse ontdekkingsreisiger van Kanada.
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 Jacques Cartier
Cartier climbed a mountain he called Mount R'eal (royal mountain), and was appointing when he saw the Lachine Rapids a bit upriver, which told him that this was not the passage to China.
This time Cartier would not be the sole leader of the expedition, but had to serve under Jean-Francois de la Rocque, sieur de Robervalas viceroy and commander in chief.
Cartier spent the rest of his life in St.-Malo and his nearby estate, and died in September 1, 1557, age 66.
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 Jacques Cartier
Cartier, Jacques (1491-1557), French explorer and mariner, discoverer of the Saint Lawrence River, born in
Again sailing on orders from King Francis in 1535, Cartier crossed Belle Isle for the second time and then sailed up the St. Lawrence River, which he named on this occasion, as far as the Native American village of Stadacona, where modern Québec stands.
Cartier came three times in Canada and is known to be the discoverer of our Country.
www.csdeschenes.qc.ca /esl/GreatFigures/GFig/Cartier/Cartier.htm   (316 words)

  
 Discoverers Web: Jacques Cartier
As he had heared of a large river further to the west, and hoped it to be the sought-for northeast passage, Cartier departed on a second voyage in the next year.
Cartier climbed a mountain he called Mount Réal (royal mountain), and was appointing when he saw the rapids a bit upriver, which told him that this was not the passage to China.
Cartier spent the rest of his life in St.-Malo and his nearby estate, and died in 1557, aged 66.
www.win.tue.nl /cs/fm/engels/discovery/cartier.html   (805 words)

  
 CARTIER, JACQUES (149.1-'1557) - Online Information article about CARTIER, JACQUES (149.1-'1557)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Brunswick northward he was greatly disappointed to discover Chaleur Bay was not a strait.
Cartier set sail again from St Male with three vessels on the 16th of May 1536, and passing through the strait of Belle Isle anchored on the 9th of August in Pillage Bay, opposite Anticosti.
Charles, which there enters the St Lawrence, Cartier set off westward with the bark and the long-boats.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /CAR_CAU/CARTIER_JACQUES_1491_1557_.html   (1135 words)

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