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Observations on the Rideau Canal

by Edward John Barker

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Published by s.n.] in [Kingston, Ont.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canals -- Ontario.,
  • Rideau Canal (Ont.).

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edward John Baker.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 21469
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (36 fr.).
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19199089M
    ISBN 100665214693

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The Rideau Canal is one of the greatest civil engineering works of the 19th century, and is the oldest, continuously operated canal in North America. The Rideau Canal and Waterway was designated a National Historic Site in and a Canadian River in Built between and to offer secure passage for British ships from Montreal, the Rideau Canal—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—is an engineering masterpiece.

It extends for miles ( kilometers) between Ottawa and Kingston. Ottawa’s most visited stretch lures boaters, cyclists, and strollers in summer, and ice skaters in winter. One of the oldest landmarks in Ottawa, this canal is filled with boats in the summer and becomes the "World's Longest Skating Rink" in the winter.

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