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St. Lawrence River, ON: Great Canadian Rivers, Season 2

This title is a part of the series Great Canadian Rivers, Season 2

Catalogue Number:  GEGCR26
Producer:  Good Earth Productions
Producing Agencies:  Good Earth Productions
Subject:  Canadian Geography, Canadian History
Language:  English
Grade Level:  6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2002
Running Time:  23:00

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The St. Lawrence is arguably the grandest and the richest of Canadian rivers. It has become part of our national consciousness. Running for 1,207 kilometres, it is a transportation highway, a refuge for wildlife, Central Canada's playground, and a reservoir of history. The St. Lawrence brought the earliest European explorers to a new land. Four national parks lie within its reaches. The St. Lawrence is a great river and estuary that, together with the Great Lakes, forms a hydrological system that penetrates 4,000 kilometres into the heart of the continent. It is a vital artery for the most populous area in Canada and one of the busiest shipping routes in the world.

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