Saint Lawrence River


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Saint Lawrence River

A river of southeast Canada flowing about 1,200 km (740 mi) northeast from Lake Ontario along the Ontario-New York border and through southern Quebec to the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, an arm of the northwest Atlantic Ocean off southeast Canada. The river forms part of the Saint Lawrence Seaway, an international waterway, about 3,750 km (2,350 mi) long, consisting of a system of canals, dams, and locks in the St. Lawrence River and connecting channels through the Great Lakes. The seaway opened in 1959 and provides passage for oceangoing ships as far west as Lake Superior.
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Noun1.Saint Lawrence River - a North American riverSaint Lawrence River - a North American river; flows into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the North Atlantic
Canada - a nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada; "the border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the world"
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
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After sailing between Singapore and Phuket this fall, La Belle des Oceans will travel on a series of global cruises before reaching its summer home on the Saint Lawrence River in Canada, beginning in June 2020.
But the Saint Lawrence river has more to offer than its wildlife and wonderful vistas.
Below us are glittering lakes and thick pine forests where moose and black bears roam; on the horizon, the rugged shoreline of the Saint Lawrence River looms into view.
Some of Henderson's other famous projects include the Thousand Islands and Quebec Bridges over the Saint Lawrence River between New York and Ontario and the vertical lift bridges over the Welland Canal to connect Lakes Ontario and Erie in Ontario.
are thought to be endemic in areas of North America along the Great Lakes and the Mississippi, Ohio, and Saint Lawrence River valleys (1).
From my father's side, I'm descended from trappers and have gone down rabbit holes learning about the problematic history of the fur trade along the Saint Lawrence River. Perhaps I'll have to watch The Revenant after all.
In 2012, an American investor filed a lawsuit against the Quebec government's decision to deny a permit for hydraulic fracturing under the Saint Lawrence River. Arguing that the denial was "arbitrary, capricious, and illegal" under NAFTA, the Delaware-based energy firm sought $250 million in damages.
It currently carries 38.5 million vehicles a year across the Saint Lawrence River to and from Montreal and the south shore at Longueuil, Quebec.
It feels like a village from France has been picked up and dropped into the Saint Lawrence River Valley.
Oh la la Sailing up Saint Lawrence River to Quebec a highlight and the historic Old Town is like a French-style Royal Mile with Parisian pavement cafes.
The photograph in question is of Boidt Castle, located on Heart Island in the Saint Lawrence River. The castle is the main chateau structure, while the ruined tower is Alster Tower and the smaller 'chateau'is the Power House.