Jacques Cartier


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Noun1.Jacques Cartier - French explorer who explored the St. Lawrence river and laid claim to the region for France (1491-1557)Jacques Cartier - French explorer who explored the St. Lawrence river and laid claim to the region for France (1491-1557)
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Among them was the French jeweller Jacques Cartier who had come with the prospect of finding new clients as well as fresh sources of supply of precious stones.
The famous Jacques Cartier Bridge is lighting up in different colours every day, with the movement, speed and intensity changing with the traffic and weather.
En revanche, il est des citoyens conscients comme ceux de la rue Jacques Cartier et la rue Viviani a Alger-Centre qui ont transforme leur entourage, un point noir par excellence auparavant, en un lieu propre et accueillant.
In the Footsteps of Jacques Cartier - an exploration of pearling in Bahrain.
When Jacques Cartier arrived in the Saint Lawrence Valley in the 1530s, he described it as the land God gave to Cain.
La reunion incluyo una conferencia multiple sobre los espacios para el baile y el urbanismo bajo la convocatoria del Centro Jacques Cartier, en la que se diserto sobre la importancia que los espacios fisicos para la produccion y difusion de este arte sean propicios para la creacion.
While there are many viewing points in the city, we recommend the Jacques Cartier Bridge on St Laurent River.
Zo Wanamaker - see Question 9 QUIZ OF THE DAY: 1 Peter Pan; 2 Tunisia; 3 Genetics; 4 The Isle of Wight; 5 William II (William Rufus); 6 The Archers; 7 The ghost of Banquo; 8 Roddy Doyle; 9 Love Hurts; 10 Jacques Cartier.
ANSWERS: 1 Peter Pan; 2 Tunisia; 3 Genetics; 4 The Isle of Wight; 5 William II (William Rufus); 6 The Archers; 7 The ghost of Banquo; 8 Roddy Doyle; 9 Love Hurts; 10 Jacques Cartier.
The first maps were more art than cartography: the Catalan Atlas (1375), which portrays Marco Polo's journey along the Silk Road, is virtually a comic strip, a stepping-off point for storytelling rather than a tool for exploration, while a 1542 map of Jacques Cartier and his crew disembarking in Canada shows both the newly charted coastline and the crew themselves, amid hunting scenes and sketches of local wildlife.
The hero and the historians; historiography and the uses of Jacques Cartier.