Anticosti moves a step closer to becoming UNESCO World Heritage site

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TO GO WITH AFP STORY by Clement SABOURIN, CANADA-QUEBEC-OIL-GAS-ENERGY
The Vaur?al Waterfall is seen on August 13, 2013 on Anticosti Island, Canada. Between 800 and 1,000 tourists are expected to visit Anticosti in the summer of 2013, but every Fall as many as 4,000 hunters come to the island in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The size of the French island of Corsica in the Mediterranean, Anticosti has only 216 inhabitants. Quebec’s Petrolia gas exploration company announced a partnership with the com

The island — a rocky, 200-kilometre stretch of land known for its sweeping vistas and salmon fishing — is now a step closer to becoming a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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