Lamèque

Description

Lamèque (2016 population: 1,285) is a Canadian town in Gloucester County, New Brunswick.
Of Amerindian rather than French origin. From the Micmac Elmugwadasik, a descriptive reference to the fact that "the head of the tidal river is turned to one side". Name of the island approved by CPCGN in 1974, the result of a local petition. replaced the earlier Shippegan.

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Wikipedia, Blueballoon

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