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  ST LAWRENCE - LoveToKnow Article on ST LAWRENCE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The river, to the point where it crosses 45 N. in its northwesterly course, forms the boundary line between the state of New York and the province of Ontario; thence to the sea it is wholly within Canadian territory, running through the province of Quebec.
From Kingston, at the head of the river, to Montreal, a distance of 170 m., navigation is limited to vessels of 14 ft. draught by the capacity of the canals.
Montreal, at the bead of ocean navigation, the largest city in Canada, is an important distributing centre for all points in western Canada, and enjoys an extensive shipping trade with the United Kingdom, the sea-going shipping,exceeding 1,500,000 tons, and the inland shipping approximating 2,000,000 tons, annually.
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 Ottawa River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The length of the river is 1,271 km and it drains an area of 146,000 km².
Following the retreat of the glaciers from this area at the end of the last ice age, the Ottawa River valley was flooded by an arm of the Atlantic Ocean known as the Champlain Sea.
In the early 19th century, the Ottawa River and its tributaries were used to gain access to large untouched forests of white pine.
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 MSN Encarta - St. Lawrence (river)
The river then widens into Lake Saint Francis, which serves for a short distance as the border between the provinces of Ontario and Québec, before flowing wholly in Québec for the remainder of its course.
The main tributaries of the St. Lawrence are the Ottawa, Saint-Maurice, and Saguenay rivers from the north, and the Richelieu, Saint-François, and Chaudière rivers from the south.
The river remained in French hands during the 17th and 18th centuries, when it served as the main route of the fur trade, transporting pelts from the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence Valley for shipment to Europe.
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 Saint Lawrence River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Saint Lawrence River (French: fleuve Saint-Laurent) is a large west-to-east flowing river in the middle latitudes of North America, connecting the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean.
The Saint Lawrence River is born at the outflow of Lake Ontario at Kingston, Ontario.
The source of the in the Mesabi Range in Minnesota is considered to be the source of the Saint Lawrence River.
www.americancanyon.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Saint_Lawrence_River   (555 words)

  
 montreal river   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
There are a number of rivers named Montreal River in Canada and the United States.
There is a Montreal River along the Wisconsin-Michigan border.
There is a Montreal River in the province of Saskatchewan.
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 Riviere Des Prairies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It divides the Island of Montreal (Montreal) to the south from Île Jésus (Laval) and Île Bizard (part of Montreal) to the north, and rejoins the Saint Lawrence at the eastern tip of the Island of Montreal.
The Rapides du Cheval Blanc occur downstream from the Îles Laval, in the portion of the river dividing the district of Pierrefonds in Montreal from Sainte-Dorothée in Laval.
Historically, the river received massive discharges of untreated liquid waste from Montreal, turning it into essentially an open sewer; however, ecological intervention and modern treatment techniques reversed the damage and the river is now considered clean.
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 Wisconsin Attractions: Canoeing and Kayaking Rivers
The Wisconsin River flows 430 miles across the state from Lac Vieux Desert in northern Wisconsin to its junction with the Mississippi River ar Wyalusing State Park in southwestern Wisconsin.
The river is well-known for spring walleye and white bass fishing.
Designated a "National Scenic River," it combines smooth water and low to medium-hazard rapids and is navigable from its source at Solon Springs to its mouth on the Mississippi River.
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 Montreal River (Ontario) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
There are two (A large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)) rivers named Montreal River in (A prosperous and industrialized province in central Canada) Ontario, (A nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada) Canada:
The Montreal River in eastern Ontario is a tributary of the (Click link for more info and facts about Ottawa River) Ottawa River, emptying into (Click link for more info and facts about Lake Timiskaming) Lake Timiskaming.
The Montreal River in the (Click link for more info and facts about Algoma District) Algoma District flows southwest into (The largest freshwater lake in the world; the deepest of the Great Lakes) Lake Superior south of (Click link for more info and facts about Wawa, Ontario) Wawa, Ontario.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/mo/montreal_river_(ontario)1.htm   (190 words)

  
 montrealwest
The river grabs you and stuffs you deep inside this hole whether you are in your boat or not.
Scouting is easy if you take out on river right and follow the ATV trail down the old railroad bridge that crosses the river.
Downstream the river passes over two ledges of significant size and several stretches of continuous class II rapids.
www.paddleguides.com /rivers/midwest/wisconsin_lk_superior/montreal_west/montrealwest.html   (760 words)

  
 International Joint Commission — News
The International St. Lawrence River Board of Control is monitoring conditions on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River and is releasing the maximum outflow from Lake Ontario without contributing to downstream flooding.
The flow of the Ottawa River into the St. Lawrence River near Montreal appears to have peaked on May 7, however, the subsequent decline in the flow of the Ottawa river has been slow.
A decline in the Ottawa River flow is expected to bring some improvements to lake St. Louis, thus allowing increases in the Lake Ontario outflows.
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 The Zoological Society of Montreal
The Zoological Society of Montreal was incorporated in 1964 with the principal objectives:
At the invitation of the City of Montreal, the Society presented a pavilion on endangered wildlife at Man and His World for four consecutive summers.
The Zoological Society of Montreal is a non–profit organization depending solely upon the support of its members in order to operate.
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 Montreal River (Wisconsin-Michigan) - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Montreal River is a river, approximately 40 mi (64 km) long, in northern Wisconsin and northwestern Michigan in the United States.
It flow past Ironwood, Wisconsin and enters Oronto Bay on the southwestern shore of Lake Superior 15 miles (24 km) northwest of Ironwood.
There is another Montreal River in Michigan in Keweenaw County.
www.open-encyclopedia.com /Montreal_River_%28Wisconsin-Michigan%29   (107 words)

  
 montrealmain
An alternative method is to take about 250' of rope with you and belay your boat to the river off of a big tree at the top of the canyon.
A sheer wall on river left where the river makes a hard turn to the right is the Cathedral.
You can get a good look at it by driving along the river right shore of the river to a trail which gives you a good view of the falls and a glimpse of the suicidal entry.
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 Superior Falls, Montreal River, WI
The Montreal River forms the border between the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Wisconsin.
Above: This is the rocky walk between the powerplant and the waterfall, along the side of the river.
The water level in the Montreal River is low, and some is being diverted to the power plant.
www.geocities.com /cmlnmbs/photos4.html   (337 words)

  
 Latchford
Located on the Montreal River and bounded to the west by the shining waters of Bay Lake, and to the east by the outflow of the river, Latchford was referred to by native people as “Que Che Cheng,” an Ojibwa phrase meaning “the outlet”.
The larger of the two, the Empire Company sawmill, was located on the Montreal River to the east of the station grounds and served by 3658 feet of siding, the longest on the railway.
Although the railway allowed easy access to the Cobalt area, the area of Elk Lake and Gowganda, located on the Montreal River to the north, was inaccessible except by boat, and the majority of the 10,000 prospectors and miners active in that area were arriving due to the steamboat services Latchford provided.
uwacadweb.uwyo.edu /RGodby/Trains/Latchford/latchford_history.htm   (4246 words)

  
 Montreal River
Montreal River is also know for the steep surrounding terrain and the cobbled beaches of the former glacial lake shorelines of Glacial Lake Nipissing and Minong.
Travellers to the Montreal River Area can view the majesty, and during storms, the power, of Lake Superior from the Montreal River Hill.
Coastal kayak excursions north or south of Montreal River will introduce you to extraordinary rock uplands and raised cobble beaches formed during the times of Glacial Lakes Minong and Nipissing.
www.algomastrailhead.com /content/areas/?ID=3   (169 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Montreal River (Wisconsin-Michigan)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Montreal River is a river, approximately 40 mi (64 km) long, in northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in the United States.
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This is a list of rivers in the U.S. state of Wisconsin Bad River Bark River Black River, tributary of the Mississippi, flowing through Taylor, Clark, Jackson, and Lacrosse counties Black River, tributary of Lake Superior in Douglas county Black River, tributary of Lake Michigan, Sheboygan county Black River...
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 Montreal River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
We canoed the Montreal River on June 5, 1996.
We entered the river at the Highway 2 crossing south of La Ronge and, after canoeing downstream to the point where the river crosses under Highway 165, we then stopped and hitch-hiked back to Highway 2 to get our cars.
Montreal River is just barely visible through the bushes to the right of Ernie.
members.shaw.ca /vneis/montrealpages/montreal.html   (198 words)

  
 Iron County Wisconsin - A Wisconsin Heritage Area - Rivers
The Montreal River is among the handful of the world's rivers that flow north ward.
It was well known to the Indians, the Chippewa called it "Kawasiji-wangsepi" or White Falls River or "where there is a strong foaming current in the river".
The river marks the boundary between Michigan and Wisconsin.
www.ironcountywi.com /water/montreal.htm   (265 words)

  
 phorum - Climbing - Montreal River-Agawa Canyon Ice Conditions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Montreal River (South Bay): All climbs are forming well.
Montreal River (South Bay): All climbs are formed.
River is slushy, so beware of crossing or traverse the south along shoreline
www.spiritofthenorthmag.com /forum/read.php?f=4&i=13&t=13   (265 words)

  
 Montreal River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
122-Iron County- This is a spectacularly beautiful river for skilled paddlers through a Class II canyon.
The river is only 40 feet wide at the beginning and stays that way for the next 2 miles.Then canyon walls begin to appear and you have reached the first of many Class II drops.The canyon walls are as tall as 200 feet.
Once you are through the canyon walls the width of toe river doubles and there are a series of long boulder gardens.Take out upstream left at the Hwy.
www.huntfishcampwisconsin.com /Montreal.html   (203 words)

  
 Midwest Whitewater River Inventory: Montreal River, WI
Action on the West Fork of the Montreal River starts at Gile Falls (above left) where a footbridge crosses the stream (seen in the background, with mining tailings 'mountain' in the distance).
The river is constricted between banks of large boulders, and pours through a series of offset holes, the first of which is shown above left.
Flanked on alternating sides of the river by tall conglomerate cliffs, the river spills across numerous short ledges to form a great series of waves and holes.
www.geocities.com /midwestrivers/F-WI-MONTREAL.html   (463 words)

  
 CBC News:NAFTA asked to probe Montreal toxic leak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
MONTREAL - Environmental groups have asked NAFTA's ecological watchdog to investigate toxic sludge loaded with PCBs leaking into the St. Lawrence River near Montreal.
Kennedy's group, the Waterkeeper Alliance, submitted a report to the Commission for Environmental Co-operation saying the amount of PCBs leaking into the river are hundreds or even millions of times higher than acceptable standards.
DeSouza said he hopes to build a wall to keep the PCBs out of the river, and he wants the federal and provincial governments to help pay for it.
www.cbc.ca /stories/2003/08/22/mtl_pcbs030822   (275 words)

  
 North Algoma Feature - 300 Acre Montreal River Property/Real Estate in Northern Ontario Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Great Lakes Power maintains 3 dams on the river and has a large gate on the second dam which is used to access the area.
The Montreal River system is about 35 miles long and is broken down into 4 sections separated by power dams.
The river is quite wide near the Hogg dam and gradually decreases in size the further upriver you go.
www.northalgoma.com /montreal   (933 words)

  
 scarborough.ca - Montreal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
MONTREAL (CP) - Steve Begin scored with 1:45 left in the third period to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-3 win over the New York Islanders on Saturday night.
Montreal man arrested after parents slain sent for psychiatric evaluat...
MONTREAL (CP) - The son of an elderly Montreal couple arrested after his parents were stabbed to death in their home was sent Saturday for a psychiatric evaluation.
www.scarborough.ca /Montreal/all/search   (283 words)

  
 Urban Flyfishing - St.Lawrence River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Although the St. Lawrence river at Montreal remains legally open to trout fishing throughout the year, ice buildup along its shores makes fishing during the winter months difficult and dangerous.
Motorists traveling to and from Montreal via the various access bridges know the bugs well, as it becomes a chore to clean all those sticky little green egg sacks off their windshields.
The sheer size of the river coupled with its fast current can be intimidating for those who fish it for the first time.
www.flyfishingforum.com /articles/stlawrence   (1185 words)

  
 Montreal story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This was a one day canoe trip, including the drive from Saskatoon to Montreal River; the shuttle of our cars from the put-in point on Highway 2 to the take-out point on Highway 165; the paddle down the river; and the return drive back to Saskatoon.
When the two drivers got back to Montreal River we left Vernon's car at a campground some 1.5 km north of the river.
Later they discovered that a strong northern wind had pushed a considerable amount of the water in Montreal Lake to the south end of the lake and there was practically no water flowing out of the lake into the Montreal River.
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 FindLaw for Legal Professionals - Case Law, Federal and State Resources, Forms, and Code
It was subsequently revealed by exploration and surveys that the river from its mouth follows a winding course for several miles eastwardly, and then divides into two branches, the westerly branch to its head following a southerly direction and the easterly branch a southeasterly direction.
He submitted two reports to Congress, from which it appears that the description of the boundary 'through the middle of the main channel of the said river Montreal, to the middle of the Lake of the Desert,' was an impossible one, and that the line could not be run in complete accordance with it.
To permit her to reap the benefit of the adjustment so far as it is to her advantage, and reject it to the extent that it is advantageous to her sister state, would be plainly inequitable.
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 Montreal River: Sections 1 & 2
Section 1 is on the West Branch of the Montreal River, which is the outlet for the Gile Flowage.
Check with the people at the dam to see if the gates are open before running the river.
This is a sporty river with many challenges.
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