Anticosti


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An·ti·cos·ti

 (ăn′tĭ-kô′stē, -kŏs′tē)
An island of eastern Quebec, Canada, at the head of the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Anticosti

(ˌæntɪˈkɒstɪ)
n
(Placename) an island of E Canada, in the Gulf of St Lawrence; part of Quebec. Area: 7881 sq km (3043 sq miles)

An•ti•cos•ti

(ˌæn təˈkɔ sti, -ˈkɒs ti)

n.
an island at the head of the Gulf of St. Lawrence in E Canada, in E Quebec province. 494; 135 mi. (217 km) long; 3043 sq. mi. (7880 sq. km).
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Just this fall I made my first, long-considered hunt on Quebec's Anticosti Island.
Caption: Figure 1: Limestone-marl rhythmites from the Vaureal formation (Baie de la Tour, Anticosti Island, Quebec), dating from the Katian Stage (Upper Ordovician).
And in July 2017, Quebec agreed to pay nearly $50 million in compensation to companies after canceling oil and gas exploration contracts on Anticosti Island in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.
And in July 2017, Quebec agreed to pay nearly $50mn in compensation to companies after cancelling oil and gas exploration contracts on Anticosti Island in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.
Another classic study looking at hunter habits and success was conducted on the famed Anticosti Island in Quebec, Canada.
He has commanded the patrol ship HMCS ANTICOSTI, and the frigate HMCS FREDERICTON from 2003 until 2006 where he experienced his life-long dream to patrol the fabled Northwest Passage.
The contract has been signed regarding the return of the company's exploration permits on Anticosti Island in light of its repurposing.
Lawrence locations as well--New Brunswick, Gaspe, and Anticosti. Still, probably half but certainly at least three of the fables are drawn from the 1906 expedition.
It is interesting to see the PQ defining itself as progressive considering that, when it was in power, the party did not hesitate to slash public expenditures, chop social assistance, commit Quebec to oil and gas development on Anticosti, adopt Jean Charest's private development schemes for the far north, propose abolishing tax deductions for students and support free trade and the transportation of tar sand oil, all the while promoting an ethnic nationalism that has whipped up racial prejudices.