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St. Lawrence River


St. Lawrence River a.k.a. The Saint Lawrence River is a large river flowing approximately from southwest to northeast in the middle latitudes of North America, connecting the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean. It is the primary drainage conveyor of the Great Lakes Basin. The river traverses the Canadian provinces of Quebec and Ontario and forms part of the international boundary between Ontario, Canada, and New York State in the United States. This geographic entity is coterminous with the commercial Saint Lawrence Seaway.

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Canada (2010)

by Barry M. Gough

ST. LAWRENCE RIVER. The St. Lawrence River figures promi— nently in Canada's early history. Its name was given by French mariner Jacques Cartier on 10 August 1535, the feast day of St. Lawrence. Cartier and Samuel de Champlain ...

Google previewIndex and Dictionary of Canadian History (1912)

by Lawrence Johnstone Burpee, Sir Arthur George Doughty

St. Lawrence River. Rises at the source of the St. Louis River, west end of Lake Superior, and falls into the Gulf of St. Lawrence. West of Lake Ontario the river is known by different names, and the St. Lawrence proper issues from that lake.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Disasters (2007)

Environmental Catastrophes and Human Tragedies by Angus Macleod Gunn

The earthquake was widely felt and caused damage, especially to unreinforced masonry buildings, along the St. Lawrence River, near the epicenter, and at Quebec City, Trois-Rivieres, and Shawinigan. The St. Lawrence Valley represents an ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1918)

by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams

In the opposite direction it narrows at the west end of Anticosti into the estuary of the St. Lawrence River. Besides Anticosti, St. Paul, and Prince Edward the gulf contains several clusters of islands, more particularly in its southern half. The north ...

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Yeah, we held a junior carp tournament on the St. Lawrence River in New York last August. I hosted that along with a couple of other people. (Tom Felton)
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