Friday, September 30, 2011

The Niagara Falls

As its name implies, he is not a simple waterfall, but a combination of several of them, located in the basin of the Niagara River, located in the eastern part of North America, and that just marks a border between United States and Canada.

As we have said, is covered by several waterfalls, situated at an altitude of 236 metres above the sea level, and with one fell approximately 52 m, currently located on an area of strong policy of environmental conservation and tourist centres Niagara Falls (New York) by the American side, and Niagara Falls (Ontario) by Canadian party.

Their training is situated at the time of glaciation, which ended approximately 10,000 years, where the area of the Great Lakes region, due to the action of a glacier of great dimensions that he excavated soil and furthered some channels that today make up these lakes was formed.

Among the falls is a small piece of emerged land which comprises the Goat Island (in English, Goat Island) a centre which is a natural border between Canada and the United States and is completely uninhabited.

As we have said, Niagara Falls are a conglomeration of falls, which is why we find three different and distinct interconnected groups:

American falls: from the side of New York, being the largest and most voluminous despite not possessing great height, making them the largest tributary of the Great Lake area.

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