Islands, islands and still more islands. The Thousand Islands region on
Saint Lawrence River (divided between
is actually as someone counted 1,865 islands. The Indians who inhabited this region before the
arrived called it "The Garden of the Great Spirit". There are all sorts of islands,
ranging in size from big, occupied by family houses to very small. One tree, 2.5 m2 /27 sq. ft.
of land that is above water level for the whole year are the requirements for the island
to be recognized as such.