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 beside the Bytown Museum. The small ship is
slowly making its way up the Rideau Canal.
2005/06/18 At 3:10 PM EST
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