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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This is, of course, a convenient narrative that sets up French Canadians to become the first people of this part of the St. Lawrence Valley. It is also a claim that is highly contested by the Mohawk people.
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It was an interesting look at this well-known and well-used portage route from Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence Valley to the upper Great Lakes and the Northwest.
He pointed out that during his stay he'd stopped in several places--the local post office, a grocery store, a feed store, a convenience store--where bulletin boards were covered with posters and notices, often handmade, announcing music and dances, church suppers, ball games, fishing derbies, winter carnivals, fundraisers (and lots more), in the small towns and hamlets scattered throughout the St. Lawrence Valley. All these things were going on where people lived, worked, entertained themselves, and did things for each other.
Throughout the war, the population of the St. Lawrence Valley was content to exist with a live and let live attitude with their American, British, and Canadian neighbours.
Following its election in 2012, the Parti Quebecois proposed a law that would expand the moratorium to the whole St. Lawrence Valley, but will wait for the results of a public consultation, expected in 2014, before enacting it.
But since Broecker's proposal, geologists haven't found any traces of an ancient flood in the St. Lawrence Valley. And there's no evidence that Lake Agassiz's water levels suddenly dropped prior to the Younger Dryas, says Thomas Lowell, a glacial geologist at the University of Cincinnati.
When combined with increasing demand, this causes concern for the prairies, the Okanagan, southern Ontario and the St. Lawrence Valley. This can restrict recreational activities like fishing, boating, and use of community pools.
The British and provincial defense blunted the early northern assaults, and Washington in time managed not a single conflict, but several regional wars: the northwest borderlands; Great Lakes; the St. Lawrence valley; the southeast; and the war at sea.

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