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Skating on the Rideau Canal, Ottawa - Postcard

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Here's my new postcard design of skating on the Rideau Canal. This is an abstraction of an aerial view of skating on the Rideau Canal. The original photograph was taken with Kite Aerial Photography. The postcard is offered for sale in my Zazzle store. Click on the postcard to go straight to page. Skating on the Rideau Canal - Postcard by robhuntley © Rob Huntley

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KAP 2008-10: Dow's Lake, Ottawa. Skating on the Rideau Canal. February 24, 2008.

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The Rideau Canal system stretches from Ottawa, Ontario to Kingston, Ontario. I'm not sure of the exact length of the canal, but it is 180 km to cycle from Ottawa to Kingston in the annual Rideau Lakes Cycle Tour. The city of Ottawa's existence largely depends on the fact that this was the site chosen for where the canal would join the Ottawa River. For many years, Ottawa laid claim to having the longest outdoor skating rink in the world, stretching from Dow's Lake to the National Arts Centre (our claim has recently been outclassed by the city of Winnipeg...

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