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Fallen Pine, Lac Meech, Quebec
Province du Quebec

From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meech_Lake

Meech Lake ( French: Lac Meech) is located within Gatineau Park in the Municipality of Chelsea, Quebec, Canada (about 20 km NW of Gatineau). The lake was named after Reverend Asa Meech, an early settler in this area.

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送信日: 08/11/2011
更新日: 10/06/2014
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Tags: lake; water; trees; outdoors; recreation; provincial park
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