they are getting soaking wet
a sideview of the American Falls with the Rainbow Bridge in the background
the American Falls, as seen from Canada
the Horseshoe Falls, seen from Goat Island
it's about 55 meters down
a Maid of the Mist enters the wet zone at the Horseshoe
On its way from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario the Niagara River has to overcome the Niagara Falls where the water drops more than
The name Niagara seems to stem from an Iroquois town called Ongniaahra.
The waterfalls are an important source of hydroelectric power.
The two sides are connected by the Rainbow
Bridge so tourists can see the falls from an American and a Canadian perspective.
The Niagara Falls were first mentioned by French
explorer Samuel de Champlain in 1604.He would later found Quebec City.
We visited the Falls in September 1992.
This album is in the Canada section, when you came here via the USA Eastcoast map, click here to go back to that section.
the location of the Niagara Falls, right at the Canadian-US border
just follow the noise
the Horseshoe Falls with in the background the American Falls
the American Falls and the much smaller Bridal Veil Falls in front