Thousand Islands

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Thousand Islands

  1. 1. Canadian islands are The Thousand in the province of Islands are a Ontario. The U.S. chain of islands islands are in the that straddle the state of New York. U.S-Canada The islands, which border in the number 1,865 in all, Saint Lawrence range in size from River as it over 100 km² emerges from the (40 sq mi) to smaller northeast corner islands occupied by a of Lake Ontario. single residence, to The islands even smaller stretch for about uninhabited 50 mi (80 km) outcroppings of rocks downstream that are home to from Kingston, migratory waterfowl. Ontario The number of islands was determined using the criteria that any island must be above water level for 365 days per year, bigger than one square foot (roughly 900 cm²), and support at least one tree or shrub. The area is very popular among vacationers, campers, and boaters, and is often referred to as the 'fresh water boating capital of the world.'

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