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Niagara Falls Geology Facts & Figures (History & Future)

How High is the Falls? How fast is the water? Here are some of the numbers… The Niagara River is about 58 kilometres (36 mi.) in length and is the natural outlet from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario. The elevation between the two lakes is about 99 metres (326 ft.), half occurring at the Falls themselves. The total area drained by the Niagara River is approximately 684,000 square kilometres (264,000 … Read more »