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The Laurentians mountains in the Hautes-Gorges Quebec national parc, Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada

The Laurentian mountains (French: Laurentides) are a mountain range in southern Quebec, Canada, north of the St. Lawrence River and Ottawa River, rising to a highest point of 960.8 metres (3,150 feet) at Mont Tremblant, a popular ski area. The Gatineau, L'Assomption, Lièvre, Montmorency, Nord and St. Maurice rise in lakes in this mountain range. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1600x1075, 460 KB) Summary Confirmation que les photos du site http://www. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1600x1075, 460 KB) Summary Confirmation que les photos du site http://www. ... A mountain range is a group of mountains bordered by lowlands or separated from other mountain ranges by passes or rivers. ... Motto: Je me souviens (French: I remember) Official languages French Flower Blue Flag Iris (Iris versicolor Linné) Tree Yellow Birch Bird Snowy Owl Capital Quebec City Largest city Montreal Lieutenant-Governor Lise Thibault Premier Jean Charest (PLQ) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 75 24 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of... The Saint Lawrence River (French fleuve Saint-Laurent) is a large west-to-east flowing river in the middle latitudes of North America, connecting the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean. ... This is about the river in Canada. ... metre or meter, see meter (disambiguation) A metre or meter[1] (symbol: m) is a unit of length and the current base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). ... This article is about a foot as a unit of length. ... Mont-Tremblant, Quebec is a small village in the Laurentian mountains about one hour forty-five minutes north of Montreal. ... The Gatineau River is a river in western Quebec which rises in lakes north of the Baskatong Reservoir and flows south to join the Ottawa River at the city of Gatineau, Quebec. ... Assomption River at Chutes Monte-à-Peine Park in Matawinie Regional County Municipality, Quebec. ... The du Lièvre River (Rivière du Lièvre in French) is a river in western Quebec which flows south from the Mitchinamécus reservoir and empties into the Ottawa River west of Masson, Quebec. ... Montmorency Falls in the summer. ... Rivière-du-Nord is the name of a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada. ... The Saint-Maurice River is a river in central Quebec which flows south from Gouin Reservoir to empty into the Saint Lawrence River at Trois-Rivières, Quebec. ...


Across the U.S. border to the south, the Adirondack Mountains in New York State are actually an extension of the Laurentians, although they are sometimes mistakenly included with the Appalachian Mountains. This article is about the country in North America. ... Eagle Lake, Adirondack region The Adirondack mountain range is a group of mountains in the northeastern part of New York that runs through Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Herkimer, Lewis, and Warren counties. ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ... A rainy day in the Great Smoky Mountains, Western North Carolina The Appalachian Mountains (French: les Appalaches) are a vast system of North American mountains, partly in Canada, but mostly in the United States, forming a zone, from 100 to 300 miles wide, running from Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, 1...


Note that although one of Quebec's official regions is called Laurentides, the mountain range runs through four other regions; Capitale-Nationale, Outaouais, Lanaudière, and Mauricie. The foothills of the Laurentian range extend into Northeastern Ontario. The Laurentians (in French - Laurentides) is a region of Quebec. ... Capitale-Nationale is a region of Quebec. ... Outaouais is a region of the province of Quebec, Canada. ... Lanaudière is one of the 17 administrative regions of Quebec, situated immediately to the northeast of Montreal. ... Mauricie is a traditional and current administrative region of Quebec. ... Northeastern Ontario is the region within the Canadian province of Ontario which lies north and east of the Great Lakes. ...


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The Laurentians mountains in the Hautes-Gorges Quebec national parc, Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada
The Laurentian mountains (French: Laurentides) are a mountain range in southern Quebec, Canada, north of the St.
Across the U.S. border to the south, the Adirondack Mountains in New York State are actually an extension of the Laurentians, although they are sometimes mistakenly included with the Appalachian Mountains.
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