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Gas·pé Peninsula

 (găs-pā′)
A peninsula of eastern Quebec, Canada, between Chaleur Bay and the mouth of the St. Lawrence River. Mountainous and heavily wooded, the peninsula is known for its picturesque coastal villages. The Bay of Gaspé is located at its eastern tip.
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Gaspé Peninsula

(ɡæˈspeɪ; French ɡaspe)
n
(Placename) a peninsula in E Canada, in SE Quebec between the St Lawrence River and New Brunswick: mountainous and wooded with many lakes and rivers. Area: about 29 500 sq km (11 400 sq miles). Also called: the Gaspé
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* Gulf of Saint Lawrence, Quebec 6 For those who want a refreshing boat cruise, sailing from the Gaspe Peninsula out into the Atlantic will put you alongside whales like the beluga, humpback and you guess it, the blue whale.
Matane Mill (Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec, Canada) is located on the south shore of the St.
on the Gaspe peninsula, Day spent his early years in the bush working alongside his father, Oben, before moving to Sudbury in the early 1950s.
The Wabanaki Confederacy includes the Maliseet (Wolastoqiyik) of New Brunswick and Quebec, and the Mi'kmaq.of Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Island, Prince Edward Island, the Gaspe peninsula of Quebec and, in relatively recent times, parts of southern Newfoundland.
The fast-developing storm has been dubbed by forecasters as a "weather bomb," a "bombogenesis" or "bomb cyclone." Through Friday, as much as 45 centimetres (17.72 inches) of snow is expected in parts of New Brunswick, while more than 50 centimetres (20 inches) of snow could be dumped on the eastern tip of the Gaspe Peninsula in the province of Quebec, according to Environment Canada.
He is carving out an enviable place for himself in Hollywood, the end of a long, tortuous journey for the man who fled his Gaspe Peninsula village in murky circumstances back in 1962.
Siebert, "The Loyalist Settlements on the Gaspe Peninsula," (Transactions of the Royal Society, 1914)
The bucket the women on the journey carry was dipped into the water on the east coast near the GaspE Peninsula sometime in June.
The remains, including vertebrae and pieces of a jawbone, washed up in 2011 on Quebec's Gaspe Peninsula, about 500 miles from Montreal.
We chose rural Quebec for two reasons: to see its natural beauty, in particular the Gaspe Peninsula, which had sparked my imagination years ago and which I had wanted to visit ever since, and to discover what markers are left of Quebec's rich Catholic heritage.
* Snow area Thursday: Light snow becoming scattered and winding down from New Brunswick across the Gaspe Peninsula and north to Labrador.