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Quebec
By Sara and Mahvesh

 

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Introduction

Did you know that Quebec means "were the river narrows". Quebec is the largest province in Canada. The population is 7,330,000.

 

Quebec city

Quebec's city is Montreal.

Symbols of Quebec

Quebec's provincial flower is the fleur-de-lis and the bird is the snowy owl.

The Land of Quebec

Did you know that Quebec's name comes from the Algonquian Indian word "kebec". Quebec has many hills, valleys and mountains.

 

Interesting Places to Visit in Quebec

There are so many interesting places to visit in Quebec. The oldest city

in North American is Quebec City. It provides tourists with beautiful views,

charming squares and some of the oldest buildings in North America. On

the Gaspe coast there is a five million ton rock called Perce Rock

( Pierced Rock). At low tide you can climb through a huge hole at the bottom

of it. Magdalene Islands and Anticosti Islands are beautiful natural areas of

beaches and parkland in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

 

 

Animals in Quebec

Quebec is in wildlife. Deer and moose make their homes in the many forests.

Polar bears roam the shores of Hudson Bay and herds of Caribou feed on

the tundra and the forested areas where they spend the winter. Small

animals such as woodchucks, skunks, raccoons, porcupines, red foxes, hares and

squirrels live in the many forests as well. Quebec's rivers are filled with fish

such as northern pike , muskellunge, bass, eel and speckled and gray trout.

Atlantic salmon , cod, mackerel, snow crab, shrimp and lobster are

harvested in the St.Lawrence Gulf. A variety of water animals which are

beluga and blue whales and variety's of seals often visit the Gulf of

St.Lawrence.

 

Photo Gallery

 This is the provincial bird of Quebec and it is the snowy owl.

 

 This is how they collect Maple syrup.
This is what the buildings look like.
 This is a loon.

 These are some birds.

 

This is the provincial flower.

 

Gold flecks shine off this rock in Quebec.

 

 

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