8 Locks with a total lift of 24.1m (79ft). The Rideau canal ends or
starts here were it joins to the Ottawa River. The path
of Rideau canal was constructed away from the original Rideau river.
The Rideau river still empties into the Ottawa River with magnificent
This panorama is taken from the vantage point of the walkway beside Chateau
Laurier Hotel. Looking out over all 8 locks. The Parliament
Hill is above the far side of the locks overlooking the Ottawa River.
2005/06/18 At 2:30 PM EST
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