Sentence Examples

  • Anticosti was sighted by Jacques Cartier in 1534, and named Assomption.
  • Cartier's hydrometer was very similar to that of Baume, Cartier having been employed by the latter to construct his instruments for the French revenue.
  • The point at which the instrument floated in distilled water was marked to° by Cartier, and 30° on Cartier's scale corresponded to 32° on Baume's.
  • In 1534 a French expedition under Jacques Cartier, a seaman of St Malo, sent out by Francis I., entered the Gulf of St Lawrence.
  • In the following year Cartier sailed up the river as far as the Lachine Rapids, to the spot where Montreal now stands.

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