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.

WWP 2005 1 WWP 2005 2 WWP 2005 3 Next

Pan #1
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

Pan #2
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

Pan #3
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

QT version

Click and hold down the mouse button while dragging mouse left or right to view panorama.
Use shift or control to zoom
more instructions

Page last modified April 18, 2006
All content is 1991-2007 All Rights Reserved.
All trademarks are property of their respective owners.