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TitleThe Falls of Niagara, their evolution and varying relations to the Great Lakes: characteristics of the power, and the effects of its diversion, 1905-06
AuthorSpencer, J W W; Geological Survey Branch
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Separate Report no. 970, 1907, 490 pages (2 sheets),
PublisherS.E. Dawson (Ottawa, ON, Canada)
MapsPublication contains 2 maps
Map Info.geological, 1:2,400
Map Info.location, 1:15,840
Mediapaper; on-line; digital
RelatedThis publication contains the following publications
File formatpdf
AreaNiagara Falls; Niagara River; Niagara Gorge; Niagara Peninsula; New York State; Great Lakes; Lake Erie; Lake Ontario; Lake Huron; Lake Superior; Chippawa River; St. Clair River; St. Lawrence River; Canada; United States
Lat/Long WENS-80.0000 -78.0000 44.0000 43.0000
Subjectshydrogeology; structural geology; stratigraphy; surficial geology/geomorphology; paleontology; rivers; erosion; erosion rates; erosional surfaces; erosional features; slope stability; slope failures; geological evolution; hydroelectric power; echo sounding; bedrock geology; structural analyses; stratigraphic analyses; lithology; sedimentary rocks; limestones; buried valleys; fluvial deposits; drainage systems; fluvial systems; fluvial processes; wells; boreholes; hydrography; fluvial systems; terraces; glacial history; glaciation; deglaciation; glacial deposits; drift deposits; clays; till ridges; sands; fossils; shell fragments; meteorology; lakes; water levels; basins; discharge rates; glacial lakes; paleodrainage; isostasy; isostatic rebound; glacial tectonics; crustal tilt; tilt measurements; Whirlpool; St Davids burried valley; Chippawa burried valley; Glacial Lake Warren; Glacial Lake Algonquin; Glacial Lake Iroquois; recession; water falls; international boundary; cap rocks; fossil wood; drainage basins; river diversion; Phanerozoic; Cenozoic; Quaternary
Illustrationsphotographs; sketch maps; cross-sections; tables; drawings
Released1907 01 01; 2014 06 19