Recorded in late June 1604:
"We entered a river... where in... we found two islands—one very small and near the western shore, and the other in the middle of the river."
(French quotations are from vol.1 of Champlain Society's 1971 ed., of Champlain's 1613 ed., Voyages du Sieur de Champlain. The 17th century French has been transcribed into modern usage.)
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