Encyclopedia of the World's Coastal Landforms

2010 Edition
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Gulf of St. Lawrence

  • Eric Bird
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-8639-7_21


The coast of the Gulf of St. Lawrence includes the St. Lawrence estuary and the south coast of Quebec ( Fig. 2.3.1). The southern coast of the Gulf is readily accessible and has been studied in detail, but much of the northern coast is rocky, barren and subarctic, difficult of access and little known geomorphologically.


Salt Marsh South Coast North Coast Barrier Island Storm Wave 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eric Bird
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  1. 1.GeostudiesMelbourneAustralia