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Sault Ste. Marie Canal: general information

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Sault Ste. Marie Canal

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  • Type of destination: National Historic Site
  • Location of destination: Canada - Ontario
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Completed in 1895, this canal formed the last link in an all-Canadian navigation system stretching from the St. Lawrence River to Lake Superior.
It was the world's longest lock and the first to operate with electrical power.
The canal was equipped with a modern lock and opened for recreational use in 1998.
Visitor Centre on site.
Guided tours available.
More information  
Completed in 1895, this canal formed the last link in an all-Canadian navigation system stretching from the St. Lawrence River to Lake Superior.
It was the world's longest lock and the first to operate with electrical power.
The canal was equipped with a modern lock and opened for recreational use in 1998.
Visitor Centre on site.
Guided tours available.
More information  

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