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  Niagara River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Niagara River flows to the north from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario.
The Niagara River and its tributaries, Tonawanda Creek and the Welland River, formed part of the last section of the Erie Canal and Welland Canal.
Several battles occurred along the Niagara River which was historically defended by Fort George (Canadian side) and Fort Niagara (American side) at the mouth of the river and Fort Erie (Canadian side) at the head of the river.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Niagara_River   (764 words)

 Great Lakes Areas of Concern: Niagara  River
The Niagara River Area of Concern (AOC) is located in Erie and Niagara counties in western New York.
River water diversion and roads have contributed to the apparent dewatering of the marshes and the elimination of deepwater plant species.
Several of the Niagara River AOC use impairments are based on the status of fish and wildlife conditions and considerations.
www.epa.gov /glnpo/aoc/niagara.html   (4538 words)

 Niagara Falls - the Cataracts
The average depth of the Niagara River upstream of Niagara Falls is 15 feet (4.5m).The deepest area of the Niagara River upstream of Niagara Falls is approximately 27 feet (8m).
The width of the Niagara River at Niagara On the Lake is 915 meters (3000 feet).
The depth of the Niagara River just north of the Horseshoe Falls is 56.6 meters (185 feet) deep, however rock talus fills in a portion of the bottom to within 22 meters (72 feet) of the surface.
www.iaw.com /~falls/cataract.html   (5524 words)

 Niagara Falls: 1
Niagara Falls is a memorable and speculator sight.
Located on the Niagara River in western New York State and southeastern Ontario, Canada, there are two cataracts or large falls.
The rapids of the Niagara River quickening toward the edge of the Canadian Falls.
www2.lhric.org /eastchester/schools/ms/falls/falls1.html   (275 words)

 Niagara Falls Bridge Commission
The Niagara Falls Bridge Commission is not responsible for the content or directions given by the mapping service.
Niagara Falls' reputation as a natural world wonder and honeymoon capital of the planet beckons visitors from around the globe.
Niagara Falls crossings rank second only to Kennedy International as the busiest port of entry between the U.S. and Canada.
www.niagarafallsbridges.com   (154 words)

 Niagara River - Life & Death on the river
This ice bridge was huge, thick and solid, allowing people to cross the entire width of the Niagara River from Canada to the USA on the surface of the ice rather than using the International Bridges located downstream.
The rafts were owned by Niagara White Water Tours, a company formed George Grider and William Wendell, both executives of the Carborundum Company of Niagara Falls, New York The company was planning regular five mile raft trips through the Niagara River rapids to Lewiston, New York.
Niagara Gorge River Trips Inc. was the predecessor of the now defunct White Water Tour Company which pioneered white water rafting in the Niagara River with near tragic consequences.
www.niagarafrontier.com /accident.html   (5950 words)

 Gulling on the Niagara River
The Niagara River connects Lake Erie to Lake Ontario and passes by the cities of Buffalo and Niagara Falls.
The lower river below the escarpment, including Queenston, the Queenston boat launch, the sand docks, Lewiston, Lewiston boat launch and the mouth of the river at Lake Ontario, which is Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont. and Fort Niagara S.P., NY.
Squaw Island is bounded by the Black Rock Canal to the east and the Niagara River to the west.
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 NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE NIAGARA, LOWER NIAGARA RIVER CRUISING CANADA canadian boating,cruising navigation harbors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Niagara River lies 6.5 miles east of Port Weller Harbour and separates the province of Ontario and the state of New York.
The river flows from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario and is one of the major tourist attractions of this area.
The Niagara Bar is a sand bar formed by the silt from the Niagara River, and is located 4 miles from its mouth, covering an area 4 miles NE of Four Mile Point to 1.5 miles NE of Four Mile Point with a depth of 8 feet.
www.cruising.ca /guide/docs/gd-niagra.html   (1246 words)

 Niagara River RAP General Information
The Niagara River is the major waterway interconnecting Lake Erie and Lake Ontario.
The Canadian Niagara River RAP is a partnership between the Canadian federal and Ontario provincial governments, with cooperation from the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) and the Public Advisory Committee (PAC).
Although this program encompasses the entire Niagara River AOC, the majority of the non-point source rural issues are concentrated within the Welland River watershed and thus is the area of strong focus for this program.
www.on.ec.gc.ca /water/raps/niagara/intro_e.html   (639 words)

 Niagara River Toxics Management Plan (NRTMP) - November 1998
In 1993, EPA and DEC required the City of Niagara Falls to treat the contaminated water flowing in the Falls Street Tunnel during dry weather at the Niagara Falls treatment plant.
For this report, reductions in toxic chemical inputs to the River due to the treatment of Falls Street Tunnel flow are not included in the estimate of the reduction in toxic inputs.
For Niagara River, upstream is towards Fort Erie and Lake Erie.
www.epa.gov /glnpo/lakeont/nrtmp/report.html   (5783 words)

 Tourism Niagara: Home
To sportsmen, Niagara is 40 public golf course, 25 private campgrounds, charter boat fishing on Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, hiking the Bruce Trail and the Niagara Glen and bicycling the Wine Route or Greater Niagara Circle Route.
To cultural afficionados, Niagara is the Shaw Festival, Showboat Festival Theatre, and Niagara Symphony.
To the knowledgeable, Niagara is a winter wonderland with freezing mist, the famous Niagara gorge ice-bridge, the Festival of Lights, Niagara Ice Wine Festival and attractions that remain open year round.
www.tourismniagara.com   (288 words)

 Canadian Remedial Action Plans (RAPs)
The Niagara River flows 60 kilometres from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario.
The Niagara River passes through heavily industrialized areas, residential and parkland interspersed with remnant natural areas, and drains extensive farmland on the Canadian side.
The Niagara Restoration Council is undertaking a project to remove all barriers to fish passage in the watersheds within the Niagara AOC.
www.on.ec.gc.ca /water/raps/report_2003/Niagara_e.html   (2094 words)

 Niagara River Corridor IBA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Niagara River is a waterway which flows north and northwest for approximately 32 miles from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario.
The health of the aquatic ecosystems of the river must continue to be monitored because of the massive numbers of wetland-dependent species that rely on those ecosystems.
Boating activities are a potential and known threat to nesting terns and herons in the upper portions of the river and there is considerable interest in developing marinas and boat launch facilities along the remaining available shoreline of the upper river.
ny.audubon.org /iba/niagara.html   (694 words)

 Facts about Niagara Falls
The Niagara River, as is the entire Great Lakes Basin of which the river is an integral part, is a legacy of the last Ice Age.
For the next 5,000 years Lake Erie remained only half the size of today, the Niagara River was reduced to about 10% of its current flow, and a much-reduced Falls stalled in the area of the Niagara Glen.
In this moment the Falls of the youthful Niagara River intersected an old riverbed, one that had been buried and sealed during the last Ice Age.
www.niagarafallslive.com /Facts_about_Niagara_Falls.htm   (1468 words)

 Lake Ontario Niagara River Fishing Charters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sportfishing charters on the Niagara River and Lake Ontario For Salmon, Steelhead, Lake trout, Bass, Walleyes and Musky.
Niagara River Guide Service is the oldest and most respected charter fishing service in the Western New York region out of Lewiston, New York.
The Niagara River and the 20 mile stretch of Lake Ontario around the mouth of the Niagara is known as one of the top fishing hotspots in the Great Lakes for salmon, steelhead, lake trout, and brown trout.
www.niagarariverguides.com   (740 words)

 Funagain Games: Niagara
In the wild rapids of the Niagara River, fearless canoers battle the water and each other to collect gems along the riverbank.
Canoes float down the river as the river flows, but players can row their canoes up-river or down-river to collect gems, to return them to shore, and to avoid the waterfall.
Niagara is a strategy game, and I disagree with the previous review stating that it wasn't that fun.
www.funagain.com /control/product/~product_id=015057   (1547 words)

 IJC — International Niagara Board of Control
Water diversions in the Niagara River for hydroelectric power projects in both countries were approved by the 1950 Niagara Treaty.
The Commission was asked to help implement the 1950 Niagara Treaty by overseeing the design, construction and operation of works in the Niagara River that control the level of the Chippawa-Grass Island Pool.
The Commission also oversees the annual installation of an ice boom that is designed to reduce ice jams in the Niagara River.
www.ijc.org /conseil_board/niagara/en/niagara_home_accueil.htm   (187 words)

 Niagara River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Niagara Gorge extends from the Falls for 11 kilometres (7 miles) downstream to the foot of the escarpment at Queenston.
It is difficult to determine the depth of the water at the crestline due to various flows and conditions of the river.
The remainder of river flow is removed upstream form the Falls and shared equally for hydro-electric generation by Canada and the United States.
www.infoniagara.com /d-att-river.html   (526 words)

 Niagara History , News and Impression .   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The string of his kite was fastened to a tree on the far side of the river, a light cord attached to it, and carefully pulled across.
To the surprise of the inhabitant of the area on March 29th, 1848 in the early morning, the water in the upper Niagara River stopped flowing, bringing to a stop the mills operating from the power of water.
After investigating up river, they found the cause to be an ice jam at the mouth of the Niagara River, by Lake Erie.
www.niagara-info.com /historic.htm   (2188 words)

 Info Niagara: Niagara Falls Tourist Information Guide
Many of Niagara's accommodation establishments and attractions are serviced by either the Falls Shuttle or the Niagara Parks people mover system.
When in Niagara don't forget to visit The Murals of Welland and the The Welland Canal where ships climb the mountain.To beautify the city of Welland town fathers commissioned artists from across Canada to paint murals on the sides of buildings.
The Niagara Central Reservation system would like to thank visitors to the Niagara region who book their accommodations on-line through our network with special "Value Added Vouchers".
www.infoniagara.com   (315 words)

Creating the Niagara River Greenway Commission will allow for the smart, efficient, and a long-term planning use of this incredible natural asset that will be accessible to our residents, and preserve it for future generations of New Yorkers and their families.
The Niagara River is a priority project identified in the State Open Space Conservation Plan in recognition of its unique ecosystem that supports significant fish and wildlife habitat.
The 34-acre property being acquired by the State is located along East River Road in the Town of Grand Island and includes rights to a portion of the bed of the Niagara River along 1,600 feet of its shoreline.
www.state.ny.us /governor/press/04/sept21_1_04.htm   (1974 words)

 Niagara River Duck hunting
The Lower Niagara River and the mouth of Lake Ontario are bodies of water rich with game fish like Steelhead, Lake Trout, Brown Trout and Walleye, which are here for the abundant baitfish population, just like the diver ducks.
This ramp is the closest one to the mouth of Lake Ontario and the Niagara Bar.
On the days that the Niagara River is clear, you can leave the dock in Lewiston and get out into the middle of the river and float down the river with your decoy line.
www.outdoorsniagara.com /niagara_river_duck_hunting.htm   (1041 words)

 Niagara River RecreationTrail   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Niagara River Recreation Trail is neither rail trail nor towpath, but I include it in this web site because it serves the same purposes, because it is convenient to visitors coming into Ontario from New York State, and because the Niagara region is a tourist destination itself.
Between Niagara-on-the-Lake and the Falls the trail is a paved path in the boulevard between the road (Niagara Parkway) and the river.
Never-the-less, the Niagara parkway is a 2-lane, winding road with a low speed limit and a lot of tourists who are looking at the sights.
webhome.idirect.com /~brown/niagara.htm   (390 words)

 Niagara, river, United States and Canada. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
It flows north around Grand Island and over Niagara Falls to Lake Ontario; the river forms part of the U.S.-Canadian border.
The upper section of the river is navigable for c.20 mi (30 km) to a series of rapids above the falls; in its last 7 mi (11 km) it is again navigable, from Lewiston, N.Y., to Lake Ontario.
The Erie Canal (part of the New York State Canal System enters the river at Tonawanda, N.Y.; the Welland Canal, several miles W on the Ontario side, is a lake-freighter route around the falls.
www.bartleby.com /65/ni/NiagaraR.html   (217 words)

 eBay - niagara river, Postcards Paper, Photographic Images items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Soule Niagara River from Landing of Maid of Mist # 326
BookMarz-II The Niagara River by Kay Ryan (2005)
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 Niagara River
This route follows a section of the Niagara River from the river’s mouth on Lake Ontario south toward the Niagara Gorge and Falls (but not too close!).
The river flows through the high wooded bluffs of the Niagara Escarpment out to the sandy shores of Lake Ontario.
Besides the Falls there are the two forts (Old Fort Niagara and Fort George), the Shaw Festival, and a number of good vineyards on the Ontario side.
www.trails.com /tcatalog_trail.asp?TrailID=CGM018-027   (195 words)

 Niagara River Fishing Guides
The upper section of river isn't as treacherous as the lower section, but its waters should still be given plenty of respect as the current is still very strong.
Most of the fish in the lower section of the river are from Lake Ontario, but find the waters of the Niagara River to be excellent habitat.
The Niagara River gorge is very steep and most fishing in this section of the river is by boat.
nyfisherman.net /niagarariverguides.html   (507 words)

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