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Sept-Îles

(sĕtēl`), city (1991 pop. 24,848), E Que., Canada, on the St. Lawrence River near its mouth. It is a major port exporting iron ore. The harbor was visited by Jacques Cartier in 1535, and a trading post was built on the site in 1650.

Sept-Îles

 

(or Seven Islands), a city in eastern Canada, in the province of Quebec; located on the southern coast of the Labrador peninsula. Population, 24,000 (1971). A port on the Gulf of St. Lawrence, in the Atlantic Ocean, Sept-Îles has the second largest freight turnover in the country; in 1973 it handled 26 million tons of cargo. The city grew up in connection with the exploitation of iron-ore deposits in central Labrador: the ore is shipped to Sept-Îles by railroad.

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