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Niagara Region Overview – An important centre for agriculture and tourism in Canada

About Niagara Region The Niagara region is located in southern Ontario, Canada, between Lake Ontario and Lake Erie. Niagara has a total area of 1,852 km2 with a population of 427,421. As a municipal government, the Niagara Region is made up of 30 representatives from the 12 area municipalities.   NIAGARA FALLS Niagara Falls best known for the majestic falls and all the surrounding beauty of the parks and its manicured gardens … Read more »

The Wainfleet Bog bound by the Onondaga Escarpment (FREE)

Onondaga Escarpment A smaller Onondaga Escarpment runs east – west is located along the northern shoreline of Lake Erie. Consisting of Onondaga limestone cap rock, this escarpment runs through Buffalo, New York and Fort Erie, Ontario. This escarpment is most noticeable east of Buffalo, however rarely rises more than 10 meters. Substantial breaks in the Onondaga Escarpment have allowed Lake Erie waters to flow into the low lands of the … Read more »