From The Plains of Abraham by Brian Connell, a book about the French-Indian War:
"Strategically, French America occupied a position of almost impregnable strength."
"New France was more than Canada. It stretched more than three thousand miles from the mouth of the St. Lawrence to New Orleans at the mouth of the Mississippi."
|Source Of An Early Map Ca. 1664 (McGill University)- Virginia And Florida Were Included|
My In Deeds blog included another early map in a post entitled McGill University's Map Collection Online, remembering that Michigan was once part of Canada.