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Jacques Cartier

river lawrence

Cartier, Jacques (1491–1557), French explorer who discovered the St. Lawrence River while in search of a Northwest Passage in Canada. Between 1534 and 1542 he made 3 voyages, discovering the Magdalene Islands and Prince Edward Island.

See also: Saint Lawrence River.

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