Toronto Harbour is a bay on the north shore of Lake Ontario, in Canada. Lake Ontario is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page Originally a low sandy peninsula formed the southern limit of the bay. The mouth of the harbour pointed west. The eastern shore of the bay, approximately six kilometres east, was a marsh around the mouth of the Don River. This article is about the river in Toronto Canada For other rivers with the same name see Don River (disambiguation. Low sandy bluffs lined the northern shore.
In 1858 a storm washed a channel through the eastern edge of the peninsula that formed the south edge of the bay, forming the Toronto Islands. The Toronto Islands are a chain of small Islands in Lake Ontario.
As the city of Toronto grew the northern shore of the bay has been altered by landfill, and has been moved approximately 500 meters south. Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario In addition to the Don River a number of smaller creeks flowed into the bay.
The original site of the town of York had half a dozen short creeks that flowed through it. York is a community in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Formerly a separate city it was one of six municipalities As the town developed they all became polluted, and were buried. As the city grew the larger two creeks, Taddle Creek and Garrison Creek, were also filled in. Taddle Creek was a creek in Toronto, Ontario, Canada that flowed a southeasterly course about six kilometres long from the present site of Wychwood Garrison Creek was a short Stream about 6 kilometres long that flowed southeast into the west side of Toronto Harbour in Ontario, Canada
The Scarborough Bluffs are much larger bluffs that lie approximately ten kilometres east of the harbour. Scarborough (ˈskɑrˌbəroʊ ( 2001 Census 593297 is the area that forms the eastern part of the City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada Strong lake currents over time washed the sand eroded from the bluffs westwards to form the bay.
Fort York, on the north shore of the bay, near the mouth of Garrison Creek, guarded the harbour's mouth. Fort York National Historic Site is a historic site of military fortifications and related buildings on the west side of downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada It was briefly captured by American forces during the War of 1812. The War of 1812 was fought between the United States of America and the British Empire, particularly Great Britain and her North American colonies
Toronto Harbour is both a commercial port and a recreation area. Commercial activities are confined mainly to the harbour's eastern side, while the western side has been developed into Harbourfront, a project designed to afford people access to their once forbidding, industrialized harbour. This page concerns the development near the waterfront in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Harbourfront now has parks, hotels, an amphitheatre, and many other facilities. The Toronto Islands are also mostly recreational, although they do also contain a small community and the Toronto City Centre Airport. Toronto/City Centre Airport, (TCCA, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is a small Airport located on the Toronto Islands.
Toronto also has a second harbour, called the Outer Harbour (Toronto Harbour is sometimes called the Inner Harbour), but it never developed into a commercially viable project. It was created in the 1950s by the Toronto Harbour Commission through the construction of a new breakwater called the Outer Harbour East Headland. The 1950s Decade refers to the years of 1950 to 1959 inclusive Breakwaters are structures constructed on coasts as part of coastal defence or to protect an anchorage from the effects of Weather and Longshore drift. Construction and evolution The now defunct Toronto Harbour Commission (THC began construction of the peninsula in the late 1950s At that time, it was expected that there would be a great upswing in the number of ships calling at Toronto once the Saint Lawrence Seaway opened. The St Lawrence Seaway is the common name for a system of Canals that permits ocean-going vessels to travel from the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes However, the need for an extra harbour never materialized, and private boats are the only traffic usually found there now. Boating, the leisurely activity of traveling by Boat typically refers to the Recreational use of boats whether Power boats sail boats, or
The makeup of the soil between the mainland and the island varies:
Gaasyendietha is Toronto's legendary Loch Ness Monster and it is sometimes spotted in Lake Ontario and even within the Toronto Harbour. This article is about the river in Toronto Canada For other rivers with the same name see Don River (disambiguation. Gaasyendietha, according to Seneca Mythology, is a Dragon that dwells in the deep areas of rivers and lakes of Canada, especially Lake Ontario Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario A legend ( Latin, legenda, "things to be read" is a Narrative of human actions that are perceived both by teller and listeners to The Loch Ness Monster ( Nessiteras rhombopteryx) is an alleged animal family and upward Incertae sedis, purportedly inhabiting Scotland 's Loch Ness Lake Ontario is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. The story of Gaasyendietha is a Native Canadian myth from the Seneca nation tribe. Aboriginal people in Canada, also known as Canadian aboriginal citizens, are people who belong to recognized indigenous groups in the Canadian Constitution Act The word mythology (from the Greek grc μυθολογία mythología, meaning "a story-telling a legendary lore" The Seneca are a group of indigenous people native to North America.
The Keating Channel is a short waterway in the inner Harbour of Toronto Ontario on Lake Ontario. The SS Noronic was a Passenger ship that was destroyed by fire in Toronto Harbour in 1949 with serious loss of life The Toronto waterfront is the lakeshore of Lake Ontario in the City of Toronto, Ontario in Canada. Toronto Port Authority (TPA is a Port Authority responsible for all activities in the Port of Toronto, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Toronto/City Centre Airport, (TCCA, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada is a small Airport located on the Toronto Islands.