DESTINATION: Niagara River - Lake Ontario - Niagara, NY
Posted by: Ernmark
N 43° 15.705 W 079° 04.150
17T E 656710 N 4791692
Quick Description: At this spot, the Niagara River completes its short northward journey to Lake Ontario.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 9/13/2011 6:41:41 AM
Waymark Code: WMCJKE
This is the point where the Niagara River completes its 35-mile journey from Lake Erie (elevation 571') to Lake Ontario (elevation 243'). About half of the elevation change of the river occurs at Niagara Falls, which has moved backwards toward Lake Erie a distance of about 6 miles over several thousand years.
The Niagara River serves as the border between Canada and The United States, and is home to several Hydroelectric power plants.
Parking coordinates listed are for a parking area on the SE end of Queen's Royal Park in Niagara-on-the-Lake (Ontario) and a parking area near the Ft Niagara Lighthouse (New York).
Parking Coordinates: N 43° 15.410 W 079° 04.132 (Canada) - N 43° 15.705 W 079° 03.632 (US)
Trailhead Coordinates: Not listed
Relevant Web Site: Not listed
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