The World-Wide Panorama

Sumer Solstice / Water edition June 16-21, 2005
Rideau Canal, Ontario, Canada, June 18, 2005

Ottawa, Locks 1-8
N4524.400' W75 41.535'

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 water falls.

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This panorama is taken beside the canal with a pole 15 feet in the air.  Looking out over all 8 locks.  Lock 1 is at the Ottawa River and Lock 8 at the bridge.  The Lock Master is opening up the water gate to allow the small ship to travel upstream.  Many spectators come to investigate as they watch the Lock Masters in action.
2005/06/18 At 2:40 PM EST

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