Jacques Cartier Interactive Map


Age of Discovery

Quick Facts:

Jacques Cartier’s voyages across the Atlantic Ocean brought him to northern North America which he claimed for France and named “Canada, and explored much of the St. Lawrence River

Click on the world map to view an example of the explorer’s voyage.

How to Use the Map

  • After opening the map, click the    icon to expand voyage information
  • You can view each voyage individually or all at once by clicking on the to check or uncheck the voyage information
  • Click on either the map icons or on the location name in the expanded column to view more information about that place or event
  • Click the back arrow to return to the full voyage list