The World-Wide Panorama

Sumer Solstice / World Heritage edition June 19-21, 2004

World Wide Panorama Logo An international involvement of VR panoramic photographer to capture the Summer Solstice over an 72h period.  For more information and everyones entry see The World Wide Panorama site.  More than 110 photographers in 32 countries around the world create VR panoramas with the common theme of World Heritage.

Rideau Canal, Ontario, Canada, June 20, 2004

The Rideau Canal is my contribution for the event.

The Rideau Canal joins Kingston and Ottawa Ontario with a series of scenic lakes, rivers, and canals.  Conceived after the War of 1812, in case America tries to invade Canada again, to be a war-time supply route to Kingston and the Great Lakes from Montreal.  Construction started in 1826 by Colonel John By, to change an old Indian canoe portage route into one of the greatest engineering feats of the 19th century.  Completed in 1832 with a total of 49 locks joining 202 kilometers.  It is now the oldest continuously operated canal in North America, working today much as they did then.  The Rideau Canal is a National Historic Site of Canada and Canadian Heritage River it is slated to be a World heritage Site in a few years.


For more information see the Rideau Canal Waterway.

Kingston Mill, Locks 46-49
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Lower Brewers, Lock 45
WWP 2004 4a WWP 2004 4b
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Upper Brewers, Locks 43-44
WWP 2004 5
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Jones Falls, Locks 39-42
WWP 2004 6 WWP 2004 7 WWP 2004 8
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Old Slys, Locks 26-27
WWP 2004 9
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Sumer Solstice / Water edition June 16-21, 2005

Rideau Canal, Ontario, Canada, June 18, 2005

Ottawa, Locks 1-8
WWP 2005 10 WWP 2005 11 WWP 2005 12
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Also see Rideau Falls as it enters the Ottawa river also taken during the Sumer Solstice 2005 version of the WWP event.

 

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