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  Great Lakes: Lake Ontario
Lake Ontario is the last of the chain of Great Lakes that straddle the Canada/United States border.
Lake Ontario is the smallest of the Great Lakes, with a surface area of 18,960 km2 (7,340 square miles), but it has the highest ratio of watershed area to lake surface area.
Wildlife: the perpetuation of a healthy, diverse, and self-sustaining wildlife community that utilizes the lake for habitat and/or food shall be ensured by attaining and sustaining the waters, coastal wetlands, and upland habitats of the Lake Ontario basin in sufficient quality and quantity.
www.epa.gov /glnpo/ontario.html   (427 words)

  Lake Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lake Ontario (French: lac Ontario), bounded on the north by Ontario and on the south by Ontario's Niagara Peninsula and by New York State, is one of the five Great Lakes of North America.
Lake Ontario is the eastern-most and smallest in surface area (7,340 sq.
By the 1960s and 1970s the lake was dying, with frequent algal blooms during the summer, which killed off large quantities of fish, and left stinking piles of filamentous algae and dead fish along the shores, at times becoming so thick that waves could not break.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lake_Ontario   (1448 words)

 Ontario, Oswego Lakes Fishing Charters - Lake Ontario Outdoors - Latest News
Lake Ontario, Salmon and Oswego River Fishing Report 8/27/07
That is it for the 2007 lake season.Although condition...
Lake Ontario is Producing some of the best fishing we have ever seen!!If I told you we boated over 70 f...
www.lakeontariooutdoors.com   (302 words)

 Kirkland Lake, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The lake nearby was named after Winnifred Kirkland, a secretary of the Ontario Department of Mines in Toronto.
Miss Kirkland had actually never visited this town and the lake that bore her name is now no longer because of mine tailings.
The proposed use of Adams Mine, an abandoned open pit mine close to Kirkland Lake, as a massive dump for waste brought by rail from Toronto, was a defining issue in Kirkland Lake politics – and indeed in Toronto politics and Ontario politics – from the late 1990s to the early 2000s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kirkland_Lake,_Ontario   (345 words)

 Fishing Eastern Lake Ontario - Fishing Salmon River fly fishing tying bass fishing rod reel salmon trout steelhead ...
Lake Ontario is the smallest of the five Great Lakes by surface area, but it is the 14th largest lake in the world.
Lake Ontario is bordered only by New York State to the south and the Province of Ontario to the north.
Lake trout are usually found on or near the bottom, except in the late May and early June when they may be near the surface and closer to shore.
www.fishusa.com /FishSalmonRiver/Lake.asp   (5199 words)

 NYSDEC - Fish Community Objectives for Lake Ontario - 2003 Update   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Lake whitefish in northeastern Lake Ontario showed signs of recovery in the early 1990's, but more recently have declined in number and condition (relative health or "plumpness" of fish).
Lake trout stocking was reduced 37% (from 790,000 to 500,000 fish per year) in 1993 to help reduce predation on alewives.
Reduced nutrients in Lake Ontario, the diversion of energy flow in food webs to invasive species (primarily zebra and quagga mussels, which are not eaten by prey fish), and predation by trout and salmon, are causing stress in prey fish populations.
www.dec.state.ny.us /website/dfwmr/fish/lkontfco03.html   (3051 words)

 Lake Ontario Plains
The Lake Ontario Plains is almost uniform in habitat from the Niagara Peninsula in southern Ontario east to Oswego in Region 3 (only broken by sporadic points of urbanization).
Lake Ontario can be seen from the turnaround at the end; King Eider was seen here in the winter of 2002.
One of the highlights of the Lake Ontario plains is Golden Hill State Park.
home.eznet.net /~kfox/wny/sites/loplains.htm   (2096 words)

 Coast Pilot 5. Lake Ontario
The lake is comparatively deep; the greatest depth is 802 feet, and the average depth is 283 feet, much in excess of the greatest depth of Lake Erie.
Lake Ontario is fed chiefly by the waters of Lake Erie by way of the Niagara River.
The latter shoal is in the course of vessels plying between the Welland Canal and ports at the E end of the lake.
www.boatnerd.com /facts-figures/lkont.htm   (2585 words)

 Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River / Wisconsin Sea Grant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
As the last lake in the chain, Ontario receives the accumulation of contaminants from the other Great Lakes in addition to the agricultural runoff and urban and industrial waste discharges within its own basin.
The lake is 193 miles long, 53 miles wide and has 726 miles of shoreline, giving it a total surface area of about 7,300 square miles -- nearly the size of New Jersey.
Lake Ontario is bordered on the south by New York and by the province of Ontario on the north.
www.seagrant.wisc.edu /communications/greatlakes/GlacialGift/lake_ontario.html   (531 words)

 Lake Ontario Fishing Charters
Lake Ontario is one of the five Great Lakes that provide a border between Canada and United States.
Lake Ontario is 193 miles long and 53 miles wide, with 726 miles of shoreline.
With Lake Ontario's size and unpredictable weather it is to your advantage to be on a larger vessel.
nyfisherman.net /lakeontariocharters.html   (3308 words)

 Lake Ontario Information
Lake Ontario is similar to Lake Erie in length and breadth (193 miles by 53 miles).
Lake Ontario, the 14th largest lake in the world, is the smallest of the Great Lakes in surface area.
The falls were always an obstacle to navigation into the upper lakes until the Trent-Severn Waterway, along with the Welland and Erie Canals were built to allow ships to pass around this bottleneck.
www.lakeontario.net /resources/lakeontarioinfo.asp   (322 words)

 binational.net: USEPA and Environment Canada in cooperation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Lake Ontario is the last in the chain and smallest of the five Great Lakes.
Significant changes have occurred in the Lake Ontario ecosystem over the last century as a result of the effects of toxic pollution and rapid development of the Lake Ontario basin.
The Lakewide Management Plan (LaMP) for Lake Ontario is coordinated by four agencies: Environment Canada, United States Environmental Protection Agency, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Ontario Ministry of the Environment.
cfpub.binational.net /ontario/intro-e.cfm   (303 words)

 Kirkland Lake, northern Ontario
The Kirkland Lake township map below shows the main business sector, food and accommodations, gas, streets and the snowmobile trails in and around Kirkland Lake, which is maintained by the Golden Corridor Snowdrifters snowmobiling club (GCSD).
One of these properties on Larder Lake has ~1/2 mile of excellent shore line with large flat areas for at least five or six good sized cottage lots.
The Kirkland Lake map above is printable in Word 97 and Word Perfect by using normal 8 1/2" X 11" paper and opening up to full margin width.
www.nt.net /Get_In_Ramp/Kirkland_Lake_Map.html   (414 words)

 Bathymetry of Lake Ontario
Apparently in most areas around the lake perimeter, Quaternary sediments are relatively thin or absent, and bedrock exposures are common, possibly reflecting the effects of subglacial erosion and subsequent abrasion by lacustrine waves and currents.
This asymmetry is related to the bedrock configuration underneath the lake floor, and its differential resistance to glacial erosion (Hutchinson, et al., 1993).
This was probably the location of the Lake Ontario shoreline in early postglacial time, and the three channels were probably the main outflow channels for the lake at this time (Anderson and Lewis, 1985).
www.ngdc.noaa.gov /mgg/greatlakes/lakeontario_cdrom/html/gmorph.htm   (2178 words)

 Bicycling Around Lake Ontario
Lake Ontario has great historical significance for all Americans (citizens of Canada and the United States).
Crossing Lake Ontario was one of the last way stations on the underground railroad for African-Americans escaping slavery in the United States.
At both ends of the Lake, canals were dug to transport the raw materials, agricultural products and finished goods of the Adirondack Mountains, western New York State, eastern Ontario, Québec, and the Great Lakes region to the Atlantic Coast cities of North America and Europe.
www.cyclotour.com /Lake_Ontario.htm   (821 words)

 Lake Ontario
By drawing cold water from deep in Lake Ontario to use for cooling, Toronto significantly reduces its electrical demand during the summer and obtains a source of clean drinking water.
Lake Ontario is similar to Lake Erie in length and breadth (193 miles by 53 miles).
Their goal is to raise awareness of, and appreciation for, Lake Ontario through writing, sailing instruction, nature study, and other means.
www.great-lakes.net /lakes/ontario.html   (682 words)

 Attractions Guide for Sharbot Lake, Ontario, Canada
Sharbot Lake, with its excellent docking facilities, is ideal for large boats and water-skiing, while the small and sheltered waters of Black Lake is good for canoeing.
Athens, Charleston Lake and the Township of Rear of Yonge and Escott.
Sharbot lake is world renowned for bass, lake trout, northern pike, walleye and pan fish.
www.sharbotlake.com /attraction.html   (2725 words)

 Marine Weather : Weather Underground
Lake Ontario, Niagara River to Thirty-Mile Point NY beyond 5 nm offshore
Lake Ontario, Sodus Bay to Mexico Bay NY beyond 5 nm offshore
Lake Ontario, Mexico Bay NY to the St. Lawrence River beyond 5 nm offshore
www.wunderground.com /MAR/elm.html   (100 words)

 Lake Ontario Cottages Three Mile Bay Chaumont New York - Cottage Rental Thousand Islands Upstate New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Lake Ontario Cottages, located on the quiet Independence Point in Chaumont, New York, is the perfect place for your vacation.
Located on the eastern end of Lake Ontario known as the "Golden Crescent", lies the Chaumont and Three Mile Bay region of Lake Ontario in upstate New York State, not far from the Canadian border.
The living room and dinning area is large, and boasts a large fireplace, plenty of furnishings, a TV and VCR, and large six foot high windows across the front and one side that offer a spectacular breathtaking views of the harbor known as Sawmill Bay, Chaumont Bay and Lake Ontario.
www.northernpride.com /LakeOntarioCottages   (835 words)

 Silver Waters of Lake Ontario lessons, charters, books and writing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
We also publish books and an e-zine on the natural and maritime history of Lake Ontario.
Our goal is to raise awareness of, and appreciation for, our great lake through writing, sailing instruction, nature study, and other means.
Lake Ontario where we sail, is an inland sea and a natural wonder.
www.silverwaters.com /homepage.htm   (116 words)

 Welcome To Ontario's Lake Partner Website
The goal of the Lake Partner Program is to protect the quality of Ontario's inland lakes by involving citizens in a volunteer-based water quality monitoring program.
Volunteer involvement requires the collection of one water sample for total phosphorus in May for lakes on the Canadian Shield and one sample each month (May-Oct) for lakes that are off the shield.
If you are having difficulty accessing a document, please contact the Ministry of the Environment at picemail@ene.gov.on.ca or phone the ministry's Public Information Centre at 1- 800-565-4923, in Toronto 416-325-4000 or by mail to the Ministry of the Environment, Public Information Centre, 135 St. Clair Ave.
www.ene.gov.on.ca /envision/water/lake_partner   (405 words)

 Lake Simcoe - Ontario - Canada Fishing Swimming Camping   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The Lake is approx 48 km (30 Miles) Easterly/Westerly and 29 km (18 Miles) North/South.
Situated between Lake Ontario and the arm of Lake Huron (Georgian Bay), with the waterflowing into the lake to the east via the Trent Canal and flowing out to Lake Couchiching and the Severn River to Georgian Bay.
On the Southern Arm (Cooks Bay) of the lake, lies the town of Keswick and the Maskinonge River as well as the Holland River (to Bradford).
www3.sympatico.ca /gbx/index1.html   (141 words)

 Lake Ontario Fishing, Maps, Ports and Trout & Salmon Charter Fishing in New York & Canada
Lake Ontario United is an online community of devoted individuals interested in helping preserve and make our lakes as rich and enjoyable for future generations as they are today for us.
Lake Ontario United provides information on Fishing, Charters, Maps, Ports and more updated daily by Trout & Salmon Charter Captains from across the western (upstate) New York region.
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www.lakeontariounited.com   (367 words)

 Lake Ontario Salmon Charters.
Click here to visit our fishing reports for Lake Ontario from the ports of Rochester and Pt.
We also start to see schools of steelhead as the off shore waters of the lake start to warm and provide us with thermal bars and temperature breaks on the surface of the lake.
Last but not least we start to see good numbers of Lake trout as they go on a feeding binge to put the pounds back on after a long winter.
www.lakeontario.org   (562 words)

 Rice Lake Hotline Ontario Information Tourist Hotline Peterborough Rice Lake
The Rice Lake vacation area is located in Central Ontario, south of Peterborough and 1.5 hours northeast of Toronto.
The Lake is the main attraction, appealing to fishermen, nature lovers, water sports enthusiasts, and the many people who simply wish to get away, get some fresh air, sunshine and relax.
It is part of the scenic and fascinating Trent Severn Waterways, a 240 mile system of rivers, lakes, canals, and locks which enables boaters to travel from Trenton on the Bay of Quinte to Port Severn on Georgian Bay.
www.holidayjunction.com /canada/on/con0138.html   (194 words)

 Lake Ontario Waterkeeper
SHARBOT LAKE, ONT. -- Algonquin leaders are urging the federal and provincial governments to diffuse an escalating standoff in this rural Eastern Ontario community before violence erupts.
Doreen Davis, Chief of the Shabot Obaadjiwan Algonquin community, said the group of aboriginal and area non-native demonstrators will continue to block a uranium mining prospecting company's access to land she says was...
Re: 'Nanticoke station on alert over Greenpeace' (Aug. 28) Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has taken the unusual step of notifying residents in the areas surrounding the Nanticoke coal generation station and Ontario's nuclear stations that there is increased police presence in response to the Greenpeace vessel Arctic Sunrise being in the vicinity.
www.lakeontariokeeper.org   (730 words)

 Shipwreck Diving, Marine Heritage, Prince Edward Point, Lake Ontario
The Graveyard of Lake Ontario - An ode to the sailors whose lives were lost in these treacherous waters
She lies upside-down in 45-80' of water on the rocky floor of Lake Ontario.
Built in Kingston, Ontario in 1867, sank November 12, 1904 between False Duck and Timber Islands by foundering with a cargo of coal.
www.pec.on.ca /other/scuba.html   (764 words)

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