Niagara River and Falls

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Niagara, though often popularly translated as “Thundering Waters", this is a folk translation with no basis in historical native North American language. The name is a of a famous waterfalls and river through which Lake Erie empties into Lake Ontario, as part of the Great Lakes drainage system of North America. This shows the geological position of Niagara River and Falls, and the ancient levels of the lake waters from Lake Ontario to Chicago.


Winchell, Alexander Sketches of Creation (New York, NY: Harper & Brothers, 1870)


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