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Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, France - 1895 - Saint-Pierre


Saint Pierre, sáN" pe-air', an island of North America, off the S. coast of Newfoundland. The surface is rocky, and vegetation scanty. It forms, with the Miquelon Islands, immediately N.W., a colony belonging to France. It is crossed by 3 ocean telegraphs. Permanent pop. of colony, 4748, of whom 3473 were on St. Pierre, 776 on Miquelon and Langley, and 499 on Isle-aux-Chiens.

Saint Pierre, a town, capital of the French colony of St. Pierre and Miquelon, on the S.E. side of the island of St. Pierre. It is compactly built of stone, has a convent, a newspaper, and a good harbor, and is an important fishing station. Pop. 31.87.

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott

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