Fourth Welland Canal Lock #3 and Viewing Platform - St. Catharines, ONT
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme
N 43° 09.333 W 079° 11.639
17T E 646835 N 4779671
Quick Description: A viewing platform offers an excellent opportunity to watch Lock #3 in action
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 8/3/2007 8:10:07 AM
Waymark Code: WM1YD7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 77

Long Description:
While on a family vacation, we just happened to come across this viewing platform along the Fourth Welland Canal

AND...

We just happened to come across it just as a ship was traversing through the lock.

What a great opportunity.

This lock and viewing platform is located near St. Catharines, Ontario.
Waterway Name: Fourth Welland Canal

Connected Points:
Links Lake Ontario and Lake Erie since the natural connection is the Niagara River and its famous water falls.


Type: Lock

Date Opened: 08/06/1932

Elevation Difference (meters): 100.00

Site Status: Operational

Web Site: [Web Link]

Date Closed (if applicable): Not listed

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