Wednesday, August 29, 2012

One Great Lake


DOL-A-8773
Lake Ontario




Lake Ontario Basin Statistics

  • Length: 193 mi / 311 km
  • Breadth: 53 mi / 85 km
  • Elevation: 243.3 ft / 74.2 m
  • Depth: 283 ft / 86 m average, 802 ft / 244 m maximum
  • Volume: 393 cubic mi / 1,639 cubic km
  • Water Surface Area: 7,340 square mi / 19,009 square km
  • Drainage Basin Area: 23,400 square mi / 60,601 square km
  • Shoreline Length: 712 mi / 1,146 km (including islands)
  • Outlet: St. Lawrence River to the Atlantic Ocean
  • Retention / Replacement Time: 6 years
  • Population: United States, ~2,856,360 / Canada ~2,835,818. Total ~5,692,178

6 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

really like the silvery light in your photo.

Beth said...

Beautiful shot!

Michelle said...

Great processing of this photo. The water seems endless with this shot. Nicely done.

Lisa Gordon said...

Daniel, this is a stunning composition, and so perfect in black and white.

Hilary said...

That's a lovely shot.. perfect in monochrome.

Black Jack's Carol said...

Your post makes me think about how lucky we are to have such a magnificent lake in Canada.