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Did You Know Percé Rock Used to Have More Than One Hole?

   |   By Jean-Pascal Côté

Percé Rock is a huge rock formation in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, in Gaspésie. This iconic landmark is impressive in size—the rock is about 450 metres (1475 feet) wide, 90 metres (295 feet) deep and 85 metres (280 feet) high—and is pierced by an arch-shaped hole, carved into the limestone by the sea.

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