Îles Grosse Boule and Petite Boule: They can thank Jacques Cartier for their names for when he saw them on his second voyage to America in 1535, he named them the “Ysles Rondes”.
 
Another story says that the presence of oxen, also called "Bulls" in English, could have given their names to the islands.
 
This sphere shaped island is bordered by high rocky cliffs with a large bumpy plateau in the centre.

  • Area: 
    170 hectares
  • Perimeter: 
    5,3 km
  • Height: 
    135 meters
  • Distance from shore: 
    6,9 km