Sitting on Canada’s banks of the Niagara River near the famous falls, the city of Niagara Falls in Ontario’s south-east. The city is directly across the river from Niagara Falls in New York State of the United States.
Maps of Niagara Falls, Ontario
Maps of Canada’s Niagara Falls will show the outline of the city and the border between the United States and Canada. The layout of New York’s Niagara Falls will also be defined showing all motorways and landmarks on either side of the border. Travellers to Niagara Falls should carry a regional map.
Geographic Features of Niagara Falls in Ontario’s Landscape
Golden Horseshoe – On Lake Ontario’s western edge in Ontario’s south-east, this area is industrialized and urbanized. The city of Niagara Falls, Ontario is situated in the Golden Horseshoe region.
Niagara Escarpment – Layers of dolomite formations on a steep cliff ridge run from Illinois in the United States up through Ontario, Canada and back into the United States at Niagara River.
Niagara Falls – The Niagara Falls includes the United States’ side and the Canadian’s side of the falls on the Niagara River: the miniscule Bridal Veil Falls, the Horseshoe Falls and the American Falls.
Niagara Gorge – The deep ravine, the gorge of the Niagara River follows the Canadian and United States’ border for about 11 kilometres from Queenston, Ontario to the falls.
Niagara River – This river connects Lakes Erie and Ontario. The falls near the river’s meeting with Lake Ontario are famously awe-inspiring.