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Rideau Waterway

Robert Ferguson Legget

Rideau Waterway

by Robert Ferguson Legget

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Published by University of Toronto Press in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rideau Canal (Ont.)
    • Subjects:
    • Rideau Canal (Ont.)

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Robert Legget.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE401.R5 L4 1972
      The Physical Object
      Pagination249 p.
      Number of Pages249
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5342991M
      ISBN 100802019048, 0802061567
      LC Control Number72197084

      The Rideau Waterway From the foot of the Chaudiere Falls and the confluence of the Ottawa and Gatineau Rivers, the Rideau Canal hoists itself up a flight of eight locks over the edge of a limestone cliff and on to the broad flat farmlands of Carleton County. With the excep- tion of the first four and a half miles of artificial channel the. Cruise the Rideau Canal in style aboard a Le Boat rental! While travelling this beautiful waterway on a selection of routes, cruisers will be able to relax and take in spectacular views of nature, picturesque towns, and lively cities. Boats range from budget to comfort and premier, offering a suitable rental option to meet every budget.

      The Rideau Canal Waterway was one of the first in the world constructed for steam powered watercraft. Hence, there are no towpaths. However, country roads and trails provide ample opportunities for exploring by car, bike or foot along and near the Waterway. Active travelers can enjoy all three during a visit to the Rideau region. The book Labourers on the Rideau Canal, From Work Site to World Heritage Site, edited by Katherine M.J. McKenna, Borealis Press, Ottawa, , ISBN It contains an article by Professor Bruce Elliott called Tracing Your Rideau Canal Ancestors: Records of Labourers, Squatters and Tenants on the Rideau Canal.

      Cruising the Rideau and Richelieu Canals [E-BOOK] $ Buy Now Cruising the Trent-Severn Waterway. $ Buy Now Cruising the Trent-Severn Waterway [E-BOOK] $ Buy Now Marinas Along the Intracoastal Waterway [E-BOOK] $ Buy Now Newsletter Sign-Up × Fill in the blank (just making sure you're a real person).   Rideau Falls was the other waterfall we visited while touring the capital city of Ottawa. What made this waterfall (actually a pair of waterfalls) stand out in our minds was the view of downtown Ottawa’s high rises while looking across the wide dual drop of the 9m high falls.


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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Rideau Waterway by Robert Ferguson Legget,University of Toronto Press edition, in EnglishPages: The Rideau Canal is a chain of beautiful lakes, rivers and locks extending km from Kingston, at the east end of Lake Ontario to Ottawa, Canada’s capital city.

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