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The Niagara Falls captured from a helicopter. Wow, what an impression hearing the roaring sound of the falls and looking down only through a little piece of glass. Scanned from a negative captured by a Canon A1.

The Niagara Falls area has seen continuous settlement since the 17th century, first by the Iroquois and then by Europeans who were drawn to the immense falls. Louis Hennepin, a French priest, is regarded as the first European to visit the area in the 1670s.

Tourism started in the early 19th century and has been a vital part of the local economy since that time. As well as the obvious attractions of the falls, Niagara Falls markets itself as a honeymoon destination and is self-proclaimed as the honeymoon capital of the world.

With the creation of a Niagara regional government in 1970, the city amalgamated with the village of Chippawa and surrounding Willoughby, Crowland, and Stamford Townships, creating the present-day municipal boundaries.(Wikipedia)

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  • Copyright: Achim Fried (John_F_Kennedy) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5092 W: 56 N: 10125] (42042)
  • Genre: Lieux
  • Medium: Couleur
  • Date Taken: 1996-05-24
  • Categories: Nature
  • Camera: Canon A1
  • Versions: version originale
  • Date Submitted: 2009-09-09 5:51
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Points: 80
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