SMA Niagara Falls

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SMA Niagara Falls

  1. 1. • Niagara Falls is located on the border of Ontario, Canada, and New York.
  2. 2. • Niagara Falls is made up of three different waterfalls, the Horseshoe Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and American Falls. Horseshoe Falls is the biggest, and Bridal Veil Falls is the smallest.
  3. 3. • Niagara Falls was created by glacier activity about 10,000 years ago. Scientists believe Niagara Falls will be gone in around 50,000 years.
  4. 4. • Niagara Falls is a source of hydropower, producing large amounts of electricity.
  5. 5. • Niagara Falls is visited by around 30 million people every year.
  6. 6. • The flow over the American Falls was stopped completely for several months in 1969. The idea was to determine if they would be able to move the rocks at the bottom of the falls. In the end the cost was to much.
  7. 7. • Scientists have discovered that Niagara Falls have moved seven miles in the past 12,500 years.
  8. 8. • Niagara Falls got it’s name from the Iroquois word “Onguiaahra” which means “thundering noise of water”.
  9. 9. • Niagara Falls is the second largest waterfall in the world. 3,160 tons of water flows over niagara falls every second.
  10. 10. • Google, Science Kids, Niagara Falls live, Niagara Falls children’s info, cliftonhill.com, Niagara Falls!!, Facts About Niagara Falls.

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