Gaspé Peninsula

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Gaspé Peninsula

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Gaspésie

(gäspāzē`), tongue of land, E Que., Canada, between the estuary of the St. Lawrence River on the north and Chaleur Bay on the south, and extending eastward into the Gulf of St. Lawrence. It is c.150 mi (240 km) long and from 60 to 90 mi (97–145 km) broad. Its backbone is an extension of the Appalachian mountain system and is known in its highest part as the Shickshock Mts. Mt. Jacques Cartier, or Tabletop Mt. (4,160 ft/1,268 m), is the highest elevation in SE Canada. The interior of the peninsula is a mountain wilderness, completely forested, and with numerous mountain streams and lakes, offering excellent hunting and fishing. Copper is mined near Murdochville. Settlement is almost wholly confined to the coastal rim, where there is a succession of picturesque villages whose residents live by combining agriculture with fishing (chiefly cod) and lumbering. The inhabitants on the north and northeast are chiefly French Canadian, Acadian, Scottish, Irish, and English. The coast, with its combination of mountain and sea and its many bold headlands, is famed for its beauty. The chief towns are Gaspé, Matane, Percé, Chandler, and New Carlisle. Gaspesian Provincial Park is in the Shickshock Mts., and there are bird sanctuaries off the east coast. Jacques Cartier landed on the peninsula in 1534.
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(118.) Christien Le Clerq, New Relations of Gaspesia, quoted in
According to an arrangement made in October 2005 the Papiers Gaspesia mill, including the buildings, equipment and estate, would be transferred to a development company owned by the city of Chandler.
In another possible joint venture, Abitibi has been discussing with Groupe Cedrico the creation of a stand-alone business to operate the 150,000-ton-per-year machine at its Gaspesia newsprint mill, in Chandler, Quebec, with support from Abitibi sales and marketing.
Ganong, New Relation of Gaspesia, with the Customs and Religion of the Gaspesian Indians by Father Chrestien Le Clercq, translated and edited with a reprint of the original, Toronto, The Champlain Society, 1910.
(51) Dans la traduction anglaise de la Nouvelle Relation de la Gaspesie de Chrestien Le Clercq (New Relation of Gaspesia, Toronto, The Champlain Society, 1910), William F.
Finnish process industry machinery and systems supplier Metso Corporation said on Friday (5 March) that its subsidiary Metso Paper's order for a rebuild of an on-line printing and writing supercalandered coated paper line for the Canadian paper products company Papiers Gaspesia had been delayed.
Metso Paper, Helsinki, Finland, has signed an extensive five-year maintenance agreement with Papiers Gaspesia, Chandler, Quebec, Canada, for its Paper Machine Number 1 paper production line.
Finnish process industry machinery and systems supplier Metso Corporation said on Friday (16 January) that its subsidiary Metso Paper had signed a 5-year maintenance agreement with the Canadian paper company Papiers Gaspesia for its paper production line.
Metso will supply Gaspesia Papers with a major rebuild for its supercalandered coated paper line at Chandler, Quebec Canada.
The cooperation between ABGS (to be continued under the name Jaakko Poyry ABGS Inc) and the Jaakko Poyry Group's Forest Industry business group was to begin immediately with an EUR11m engineering project for Papier Gaspesia Inc, Jaakko Poyry said.
Metso Paper, Jyvaskyla, Finland, will supply Gaspesia Papers LP with a major rebuild for its on-line printing and writing super-calendered coated paper line located in its mill in Chandler, Quebec, Canada.