Rideau Canal, Ottawa (Canada)

The Rideau Canal also known unofficially as the Rideau Waterway connects Canadas capital city of Ottawa Ontario to Lake Ontario and the Saint Lawrence River at Kingston. It is 202 kilometers long. The name Rideau French for curtain is derived from the curtain-like appearance of the Rideau Rivers twin waterfalls where they join the Ottawa River. The canal system uses sections of two rivers the Rideau and the Cataraqui as well as several lakes. Parks Canada operates the Rideau Canal.

Byward Market Parliament Hill Ottawa ON K1A 0A4 Canada
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