ANTICOSTI , an
See also:island of the province of
See also:Canada, situated in the Gulf of St
See also:Lawrence, between 490 and 5o° N.., and between 61° 40' and 64° 3o' W., with a length of 135 M. and a breadth of 30 M . Population 250, consisting chiefly of the keepers of the numerous lighthouses erected by the
See also:government . The
See also:coast is dangerous, and the only two harbours,
See also:Bay and
See also:Fox Bay, are very indifferent . Anticosti was sighted by Jacques Cartier in 1534, and named Assomption . In 1763 it was ceded by France to Britain, and in 1774 became
See also:part of Canada .
See also:Wild animals, especially bears, are numerous, but
See also:prior to 1896 the
See also:fish and
See also:game had been almost exterminated by indiscriminate slaughter . In that
See also:year Anticosti and the
See also:fisheries were leased to M . Menier, the French
See also:chocolate manufacturer, who converted the island into a game preserve; and attempted to develop its resources of
See also:peat and minerals . See
See also:Geological Survey of Canada,
See also:Report of Progress from its Commencement to 1863 (
See also:Montreal, 1863-1865) ; E . Billings, Geo.-logical Survey of Canada:
See also:Catalogue of the
See also:Silurian Fossils of Anticosti (Montreal, 1866) ; J . Schmitt, Anticosti (
See also:Paris, 1904) . the conviction that the
See also:pope in Rome was
See also:Antichrist .
And if in the Augustana the expression of this conviction was suppressed for
See also:political reasons, in the Articles of
See also:drawn up by him,
See also:Luther propounded it in the most uncompromising fashion . This
See also:sentence was for him an articulus stantis et cadentis ecclesiae .
ANTICLIMAX (i.e. the opposite to " climax ")
ANTICYCLONE (i.e. opposite to a cyclone)
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