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Niagara Falls...two saparate Falls

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Great Neck, Publishing. "Niagara Falls...Two Separate Waterfalls: The American Falls And The Canadian, Or Horseshoe Falls." Monkeyshines On America (1998): 25. History Reference Center. Web. 20 July 2013.

 

 

 

Situated on the Canadian-American Board Niagara Falls lies along the 34 mile-long Niagara river, which separates Lake Erie from Lake Ontario. With an average flow of 379,000 tons of water every minute.

The American Falls is the smaller of the two, stretching only 1000 feet wide and no more than three and one-half feet deep at the edge of the falls. The Horseshoe Falls stretches almost 3000 feet wide, and is as much as twenty feet deep at its edge. All together, Niagara Falls is close to a mile wide, and roughly 165-190 feet above the basin located at the base of the falls.

 

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NIAGARA FALLS, city

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Niagara Falls, City, Canada." Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6Th Edition (2013): 1. MasterFILE Premier. Web. 20 July 2013

 

Niagara Falls, city Ont. Canada formely called Clifton, is an important industrial city and the home of Canadian factories. The electric power supplied by the Falls supports different Manufacturing Industries.

The Falls are also an international  attraction that anchor a tourist Industry

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OLD AS THE TREES IN NIAGARA FALLLS

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"Old As The Trees In Niagara." Environment 43.4 (2001): 6. Science Reference Center. Web. 19 July 2013.

 

Botanics heve only recently discover what may be the oldest livign trees in the Northeastern of the United States. The white Cedars that measures 20 feet tall and 1 to 3 feet in diameter.

They discovered the last of the Cedar trees a few months a go after finding the first one in 1999.

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A VERY BIG DIG

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Hutchinson, Alex. "A Very Big Dig." Canadian Geographic 132.2 (2012): 27. Science Reference Center. Web. 19 July 2013

 

 

 

Construction of Niagara Tunnel, would spin turbies to power 160,000 Ontario Homes.

Planning for the tunnel bagan in 1982 routers were proposed, cores were drilled, rock samples were studied and impacts were assessed.

Tunnel finally stared in 2006 and is likely to be done by 2012

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There is something about Niagara Falls

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Dubinsky, Karen. "There's Something About Niagara." Beaver 81.1 (n.d.): 28. Science Reference Center. Web. 25 June 2013.

The Niagara Falls are the most powerful waterfalls in North America. Wider than they are high, the falls' water volume peaks in late spring or early summer.

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"TUNNELING TO THE FALLS"

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"Tunneling To The Falls." ENR: Engineering News-Record 257.3 (2006): 13. MasterFILE Premier. Web. 20 July 2013.

 

Niagara tunnel project to increase water flow to Ontario Power Generation's

2081-MW Sir Adam Beck Generating Complex.

A 10.4 kilometer-long tunnel beneath the city, of Niagara Falls will be made of by 14.4-meter-dia Robbins hard rock machine. 

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NIAGARA DIVERSION TREATY

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"Niagara Falls, Waterfall, United States And Canada." Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6Th Edition (2013): 1. MasterFILE Premier. Web. 20 July 2013.

 

International Agreements control the diversion of water for hydroelectric power. Hidroelectric power develoments were authorized under Niagara Diversion Treaty.

The goverments of United States and Canada, control the appearance of the sorrounding areas.

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Niagara Falls " Corritor of antiquity "

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Warwick, Peter D. A. "Niagara's 'Corridor Of Antiquity'." American Forests 110.1 (2004): 23. Science Reference Center. Web. 19 July 2013

 

 

 

Niagara Forrest sorrounding the Niagara Falls.

Within the spray zone, lies an ancient Cedar ( 400-600 years old ), and its roots could be as old as 2000 years.

Experts say all the originals forrest was cut since the war, but several species of Oaks as old as 225 years old have been found there.

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PEARLS UNSTRUNG

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Perkins, Sid. "Pearls Unstrung. (Cover Story)." Science News 176.5 (2009): 18. Science Reference Center. Web. 19 July 2013

 

During the Ice Age, wich began about 100,000 years a go, a kilometers thick ice sheet smothred that region. And Niagara Falls -- or the ice covered cliff that would become the Falls. During an extended dry spell that began 12,500 years a go, the easthernmost Great Lakes were isolated bodies of water.

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NIAGARA FALLS CHAPTER ONE

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Badertscher, Eric. "Chapter One: Niagara Falls." Canada's Heritage: Niagara Falls (2009): 1. Science Reference Center. Web. 25 June 2013.

 

The Falls were formed at the end of the Ice Age approximately 10,000 years a go.

The Falls are economically important as a major source of hydroelectric power.

The first park was built there in 1885.

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