WIT Press

Marinas On The Great Lakes Of Canada

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CE990581

Volume

43

Pages

10

Published

1999

Size

937 kb

Author(s)

J.James & F. Elwin

Abstract

The marinas on the Great Lakes of Canada present a different set of issues for developers and operators compared to those in Britain and Northern Europe. This paper examines the main features and considerations of; planning, development, operation and the different characteristics of Marinas on each of the Lakes within the province of Ontario in Canada. Climatic and government involvement at federal and provincial level are key determinants. 1 Introduction The Great Lakes complex in North America lying astride the Canadian and United States borders comprises the largest inland water area in the world. The Lakes from west to east - Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie and Ontario are linked by canal and the St Lawrence Seaway to the Atlantic Ocean. The system is over 2000 km. in length. These lakes also border the ind

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