Montreal Bodies of Water

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This man-made body of water was created especially for the 1976 summer Olympics. Measuring 2.2 km (1.4 mi) in length, the basin hosts a number of events and competitions each year including rowing, canoeing, kayaking and dragon boat races.
BulletLac des Deux Montagnes (Lake of Two Mountains)
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The Lake of Two Mountains is named for the two highest peaks of Mont Oka: Calvaire Mountain and Saint-Joseph-du-Lac Hill. Part of the delta widening of the Ottawa River, the lake feeds into the Saint Lawrence River.
BulletRivière des Prairies
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Sometimes referred to as the Back River by English-speakers, the Rivière des Prairies divides the Island of Montreal from Île Jésus, which is Laval's home island. The river's waters run west to east, and are dotted with numerous more islands of the Hochelaga Archipelago.
BulletSt. Lawrence River
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One of the world's greatest rivers, the Saint Lawrence gushes freshwater from the Great Lakes for 1247 kilometres (775 miles) to the Atlantic. It has been used for centuries for shipping into mainland North America. However, its usefulness fails to outshine its beauty. Near Kingston, the river is peppered with many islands, aptly called the Thousand Islands. Affection for this region stretches back for thousands of years to Native Canadians who named it 'The Garden of the Great Spirit'.

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