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Title: Niagara Falls


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Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls - Location
The Niagara Falls is on the border between Canada
and the USA. The falls are partly in Canada and
partly in the USA and they are separated by Goat
Island.
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Goat Island
Horseshoe falls
Niagara River
American Falls
U.S.A
Rainbow Bridge
Canada
Niagara Gorge
4
How was it formed?
In this area, a band of hard limestone lies on
top of softer shales and sandstone.
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How has it changed over time?
Over time the falls have created the Niagara
Gorge. The falls are eating into the cliffs
behind at nearly 1m a year. The gorge that is
left behind is now 11km long.
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American Falls
Bridal Veil Falls
What physical features can you identify? What
evidence of tourism can you spot?
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Passing the American Falls
Approaching the Horseshoe falls
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What use of the river is suggested here?
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Views of Niagara Gorge
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Task One
  • Page 13 of textbook.
  • Complete Q1a, b, c, d and e.
  • USE DIAGRAM B ON PAGE 12 TO HELP YOU.
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