Laurentian Mountains


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Laurentian Mountains

(lôrĕn`shən) or

Laurentides

(lôr`əntīdz', lär`–, –tēdz'), S Que., Canada, N of the St. Lawrence and Ottawa rivers, rising to 3,150 ft (960 m) in Mt. Tremblant. The Gatineau, L'Assomption, Lièvre, Montmorency, and St. Maurice rivers rise in lakes in this region, which is a popular year-round recreational area, especially for Montreal and Ottawa. Mt. Tremblant Provincial Park is there.
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Born in Montreal, Bachman's parents owned a resort hotel in the nearby Laurentian Mountains, where he acquired a fascination for cooking.
The remote Canadian base in the Laurentian Mountains is a 1,000-acre forest site alongside Lake Desmarais in Tremblant, in the French- speaking region of Quebec.
Read describes an overwhelming experience she had while meditating in the woods in the Laurentian mountains in Quebec: "The beauty of the setting resulted in a vow to work for the cause of the environment.
In Le jardin d'attente, after spending thirteen years in a wheelchair, and knowing her days are numbered, she moves to the Laurentian mountains, where she has chosen to spend her last days.
North of Montreal, the Laurentian Mountains are a splendid winter playground dotted with tempting resorts.
Set during a cold, grey autumn in the Laurentian mountains, the movie presents its fallen world through the eyes of an obsessive young girl who won't let her mother (Marie Tifo) have a life.
Tremblant, Canada from PS783pp EASTERN Canada's leading ski resort is a 90-minute drive north of Montreal in the beautiful Laurentian Mountains of Frenchspeaking Quebec province.
Eastern Canada boasts the Laurentian Mountains, often compared to the European Alps.
The eastern side of the country boasts the Laurentian Mountains, often compared to the European Alps.