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No. 1617.

EXTRACT FROM “EXPLORATIONS IN THE INTERIOR OF THE LABRADOR PENINSULA.”

By HENRY YULE HIND, M.A., F.R.G.S.

CHAPTER XXXII.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE NORTH SHORE OF THE GULF OF ST. LAWRENCE AND OF THE COAST OF LABRADOR.
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The whole of the vast extent of country which extends from the Saguenay River to the Harbour of Blanc Sablon, a distance of 607 miles by the shore, and thence back to the dividing ridge which separates the waters flowing into the Gulf from those tributary to Hudson's Bay and the Atlantic, belongs to Canada, and is divided into three parts. First, the King's Posts, extending on the river and Gulf from Port Neuf to Cape Cormorant, 270 miles. Secondly, the Seigneurie of Mingan, from Cape Cormorant to the river Agwanus, 135 miles. Thirdly, the Labrador coast, from the Agwanus River, to Blanc Sablon, 156 miles.
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