In the following year he made another voyage, discovered the island of Anticosti, and ascended the St Lawrence to Hochelaga, now Montreal.
49° on Anticosti in the Gulf of St Lawrence.
ANTICOSTI, an island of the province of Quebec, Canada, situated in the Gulf of St Lawrence, between 49° and 50° N., and between 61° 40 and 64° 30' W., with a length of 335 m.
Anticosti was sighted by Jacques Cartier in 1534, and named Assomption.
In that year Anticosti and the shore fisheries were leased to M.
Billings, Geological Survey of Canada: Catalogue of the Silurian Fossils of Anticosti (Montreal, 1866); J.
Schmitt, Anticosti (Paris, 1904).