Chaleur Bay

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Chaleur Bay

(shəlo͝or`), inlet of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, c.85 mi (140 km) long and from 15 to 25 mi (24–40 km) wide, between N N.B. and the Gaspé Peninsula, E Que., Canada. It is the submerged valley of the Restigouche River, which enters at its head. Chaleur Bay is a famous fishing ground for cod, herring, mackerel, and salmon, and there are many Acadian fishing villages on both coasts. Jacques CartierCartier, Jacques
, 1491–1557, French navigator, first explorer of the Gulf of St. Lawrence and discoverer of the St. Lawrence River. He made three voyages to the region, the first two (1534, 1535–36) directly at the command of King Francis I and the third
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, who was the first European to visit (1534) the bay, named it.
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Thus, no general pattern of distribution in relation with the tidal height can be drawn for the two species found in the Baie des Chaleurs and the Gaspe Peninsula.
trossulus in the Baie des Chaleurs and the Gaspe Peninsula.
Potentiel aquacole par teledetection passive et SIG: application aux eaux cotieres de la baie des Chaleurs (est du Canada).
In the north, sandstone, shale, and conglomerate of the Carboniferous Bonaventure Formation are exposed along the Baie des Chaleurs. The central region is underlain mainly by fossiliferous limestone and volcanic boulder conglomerate, breccia, and tuff.
(1989) further determined that the Baie des Chaleurs region experienced four major phases of ice flow during the Late Wisconsinan: 1) southeast, 2) east, 3) north-northeast, and 4) multidirectional.
The major eastward flow (110[degrees]) is likely correlative to the Jacquet and Baie des Chaleurs flow patterns of Rampton et al.
The proposed method was applied to the coastal north shore of baie des Chaleurs in Quebec, Canada.
Keywords: Geographic Information, Remote Sensing, Aquaculture Evaluation Index, baie des Chaleurs
La cote nord de la baie des Chaleurs a ete choisie en raison de sa haute productivite par rapport aux eaux adjacentes du golfe du Saint-Laurent (Legendre et Watt 1970), a cause de resurgences d'eau froide induites par les vents (Le Quere 1992; Bonardelli et al.
The shorter average distances traveled (2.4-4.9 km, Table 2) were observed in part of Baie des Chaleurs (Figs 1 and 4, sites 3 and 4), the northeastern tip of Prince Edward Island (Fig.
We observed that on the narrow coastal shelf of western Cape Breton and in some areas in Baie des Chaleurs, lobsters traveled on average less than 5 km compared with distances ranging from 9.3 to 19.4 km in the gradually sloping bottom of the Northumberland Strait and some shallow bays.
Movements per pendicular to the coast have been documented in the Magdalen Islands (Templeman, 1936; Bergeron, 1967; Munro and Therriault, 1983), Bonavista Bay in Newfoundland (Ennis, 1984), and on the north shore of Baie des Chaleurs (Corrivault, 1948) because a migration of lobsters moving inshore in the spring and offshore in the fall was observed.