Joseph-Elzear Bernier

Joseph-Elzear Bernier (HM2BMX)

Location: L'Islet, Québec G0R 2B0 L'Islet
Country: Canada
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N 47° 7.703', W 70° 22.292'

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1852 - 1934

Né à L'Islet (P.Q.), le capitaine Bernier a révélé ses talents de marin au cours de nombreuses expéditions dans l'Arctique. Les sept voyages qu'il a effectués à bord du N.G.C. Arctic, de 1904 à 1925, ont affermi la souveraineté du Canada sur l'archipel Arctique.
Born at L'Islet, P.Q., Captain Bernier was a skilled navigator who travelled widely in the Canadian north between 1904 and 1925. On seven of these expeditions he commanded the C.G.S. Arctic, affirming Canadian sovereignty in the Arctic Archipelago.
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Placed ByCommission des lieux et monuments historiques du Canada / Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada
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Date Added Monday, September 24th, 2018 at 8:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 395979 N 5220343
Decimal Degrees47.12838333, -70.37153333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 47° 7.703', W 70° 22.292'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds47° 7' 42.18" N, 70° 22' 17.52" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 55 Chemin des Pionniers E, L'Islet Québec G0R 2B0, CA
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