Bonaventure Island, 2 1⁄2 mi (4 km) long and 3⁄4 mi (1.2 km) wide, off E Que., Canada, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, c.3 mi (5 km) N of Perce Rock. It has the largest bird sanctuary on the N Atlantic coast.
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