Laurentian Mountains


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Laurentian Mountains

A range of southern Quebec, Canada, extending north from the St. Lawrence and Ottawa Rivers and rising to 1,166 m (3,825 ft).

Laurentian Mountains

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(Placename) a range of low mountains in E Canada, in Quebec between the St Lawrence River and Hudson Bay. Highest point: 1191 m (3905 ft). Also called: Laurentides

Lauren′tian Moun′tains


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a range of low mountains in E Canada, between the St. Lawrence River and Hudson Bay. Also called Lau•ren′tians.
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Klein has been teacher, fellow and scholarship student over the last 10 years at a Yiddish festival in the Laurentian Mountains called KlezKanada.
IN THE SMALL, SUBURB of Blainville, Quebec, nestled at the base of the Laurentian Mountains, there is a facility so large it encases trains as they blast into stationary or moving objects, testing for safety measures, weaknesses, or imperfections right down to the millimetre.
Unparalleled views of the Laurentian Mountains and the diversity of the region s four seasons have enabled it to play host to highly acclaimed major events such as the IRONMAN Mont-Tremblant, the Tremblant 24h of Skiing, The Wanderlust Wellness Festival as well as the Tremblant International Blues Festival.
Go to the Laurentian Mountains where maple, yellow birch and American beech put on a fantastic show.
The site is reported to be in the Western Quebec seismic zone, an earthquake belt that surrounds the Ottawa Valley from Montreal to the town of Temiscaming, Quebec, as well as the Laurentian Mountains and parts of Eastern Ontario.
My "why fly all the way across the Atlantic just to ski?" attitude was changed for ever in the beautiful Laurentian mountains of Quebec.
For Lance Armstrong, the road back to the Tour de France began in the Laurentian Mountains at a fundraising cancer-awareness road race.
Fiddler Lake is in the heart of the Laurentian mountains, a 45-minute drive from Montreal.
The next SQN Conference (Societe quebecoise de nephrologie) will be held May 1-3, 2008, at Manoir Saint-Sauveur, in Saint Sauveur, in the Laurentian Mountains, in Quebec.