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St Laurent river – Canada (7)

St Laurent river - Canada (7)


St Laurent river, Québec, Canada. Heron at Lachine rapids on 15 May 2004; the Lachine rapids are a refuge area for migratory birds.

The Lachine canal was built in 1821-1825 to allow commercial shipping around the Lachine rapids. He was disused in 1959 after the completion of the Voie Maritime du St Laurent (St Laurent Seaway).


Hubert Chanson, Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland, Australia

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