Sep 12 2017

Le Jardin au Bout du Monde

published by Jonathan Crowe
in blog The Map Room
original entryLe Jardin au Bout du Monde

quebec toponyms

A couple of weeks ago Atlas Obscura had a fascinating story about toponomy—the naming of places—and my adopted home province of Quebec. In 1997, the Quebec government decided to mark the 20th anniversary of the Charter of the French Language (known popularly around here as Bill 101) by naming 101 islands in the Caniapiscau Reservoir in northern … Continue reading "Le Jardin au Bout du Monde"