Fortifications de / of Québec

Fortifications de / of Québec (HM1J96)

Location: Québec, Québec Communauté-Urbaine-de-Québec
Country: Canada
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N 46° 48.555', W 71° 12.683'

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Gaspard-J. Chaussegros de Léry

— National Historic Civil Engineering Site —

Fortifications de / of Québec

Quebec city's defensive system is a remarkable feat of engineering. But during the colonial period, it represents the work of a succession of engineers.

Le système défensif de Québec illustre une oeuvre d'ingénierie remarquable. Élaboré pendant la période coloniale, il traduit les apports successifs de plusieurs ingénieurs.

Gaspard-J. Chaussegros de Léry

A tribute to this engineer, known in Canadian history of his accomplishments in New France. The ramparts of Quebec City are a great example of his work.

Hommage à cet ingénieur qui occupe une place de choix dans l'histoire canadienne, en raison de son oeuvre considérable en Nouvelle-France. Les remparts de Québec en sont un témoin important.
HM NumberHM1J96
Year Placed1992
Placed ByCanadian Society for Civil Engineering / Société Canadienne de Génie Civil
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, February 22nd, 2015 at 9:02pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 331283 N 5186341
Decimal Degrees46.80925000, -71.21138333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 48.555', W 71° 12.683'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 48' 33.3000" N, 71° 12' 40.9800" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 117-119 Rue Saint Louis, Québec Québec , CA
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