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Saturday, September 02, 2006

Trip Pictures (16): Ottawa

Ottawa has an interesting mechanical system called The Locks for transfering boats through a man-made canal, Rideau Canal, which was made to protect the city and connect Ottawa River to Lake Ontario. The Canal goes by Kingston, a city more than 200km (120 miles) away.

Boats wait behind the Locks to be opened:

The gates then are opened and water helps boats to go to upper level. In this way, all boats move upper and upper on the canal.

Path of the canal from Ottawa to Kingston:


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