Lake Ontario (Lake of Shining Waters) – Canada and North America

Some places have an essence of connecting humans with nature. The built bond revitalizes your inner self. Such places are popular because they cement the bond between you and marvels of God. Lake Ontario also known as the “Lake of Shining Waters” is one amazing magical place where you would love landscapes and boating.

Lake Ontario located on the border of Canada and America is known to be one of the five Great Lakes in North America. The north, west and southwest parts of Lake Ontario are surrounded by Canadian province Ontario. On the south and east of the Lake Ontario, you will find New York.

Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario is the 14th largest lake with a 93 miles (311 km) length, 53 miles (85 km) breadth and maximum depth of 802 ft (244 m). The total water surface area is 7,520 square miles. Lake Ontario is located at an elevation of 243 ft / 74 m. Shoreline length of Lake Ontario is 712 miles (1,146 km).

Lake Ontario is fed by Niagara River, later Lake Ontario channels through St. Lawrence River into Atlantic Ocean. Ferry services operate from both New York and Toronto. There are many islands and light houses that can be seen on your journey on Ferry. Light houses include Beach Canal Lighthouse, Braddock Point Light, Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse, Gibraltar Point Lighthouse, Oswego Harbor West Pierhead Light, Presqu’ile Lighthouse, Selkirk Lighthouse, Sodus Point Light, Stony Point Light and Thirty Mile Point Light.

Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario

The islands located in the Lake Ontario are Toronto Islands (western end of the lake) Association Island, Galloo Island, Simcoe Island, Garden Island, Grenadier Island, Waupoos Island, Nicholson Island and Big Island.

Most of the people consider themselves privileged for living by the Lake Ontario. They enjoy scenic views of lake during morning walks and family picnics. They find sunrise and sunset seen through a window, overlooking lake simply amazing. Swimming and Fishing is popular sport here. About 50 people have attempted to swim across the Lake successfully. Many tourists visit Lake Ontario owning to the beauty and calamity of these shiny waters.

Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario

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