Chaleur Bay

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Chaleur Bay (in French, Baie des Chaleurs) also known informally in English as Bay of Chaleur due to the influence of its French translation - is an arm of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence located between Quebec and New Brunswick in Canada. The name of the bay is attributed to explorer Jacques Cartier (Baie des Chaleurs). It translates into English as "bay of warmth" or "bay of torrid weather".

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International Swimming Hall of Fame and International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame inductee Jon Erikson was the first person to cross Chaleur Bay.

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