Saturday, June 6, 2020

The Roaring Of The Waterfalls

Continuing where I left off yesterday, here's another view of the east branch of the Rideau Falls. Note the snow down below, yet to melt in spring conditions at the time I took these shots in early April.


Here we have a first glimpse of the west branch of the falls. The National Research Council has its facilities on the far shore.


I started across the bridge spanning the west branch.


I reached the viewing area on the west shore. In the distance on the Gatineau side of the Ottawa River, a number of buildings can be glimpsed. That's where the main channel of the Gatineau River merges with the Ottawa River.

23 comments:

  1. William - we have a number of towns that are experiencing flooding this spring - snow melt and heavy rains! Fascinating pictures.

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  2. Nice! I'd love to hear the roar.

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  3. Hi William, I'm still following your blog, but I've decided not to comment each day anymore. After a while, various subjects return in an annual rhythm, and comments also lapse repeatedly.
    With such a beautiful photo series of the falls, you can still count on my interest and admiration.
    Greetings from the Netherlands.

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  4. The sound of a waterfall is wonderful!

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  5. Hello William!
    Your pictures are very impressive!
    Great captures of the waterfall!
    Glad to be back! Enjoy your weekend! Stay safe!
    Dimi...

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  6. Beautiful views and waterfall photos. Happy weekend to you!

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  7. Chilly waterfalls! Noisy, too, I bet. But a nice noise.

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  8. I love waterfalls, but I bet this one was pretty chilly!

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  9. There you can see the power of nature - huge !

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  10. The water looks cold and powerful, William!

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  11. Love seeing waterfalls, particularly in person. We used to visit the one near us serveral times a year. It was always different. Tweeted.

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  12. Nice waterfalls, it must sound incredible.

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  13. There is something wonderful about waterfalls!

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  14. @Angie: we've had flood conditions in recent years, but not this year.

    @Linda: it's quite a roar in the springtime.

    @Jan: I'm not able to read as many blogs as usual under the current circumstances, which makes me feel a bit guilty.

    @Marianne: indeed.

    @Dimi: thank you!

    @Tom: indeed.

    @Eileen: thanks!

    @Pat: definitely.

    @Agnieszka: it is.

    @Barbara: the mist rising off it was.

    @Karl: indeed.

    @RedPat: very much so.

    @Mari: we have three waterfalls of note in Ottawa. I have to get to the third one sometime over the summer.

    @Bill: it does.

    @Jennifer: indeed.

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  15. The sound of the waterfall must be amazing.
    Great photographs William, thank you.

    All the best Jan

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  16. I can almost hear the noise of the water.

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  17. Waterfalls are mesmerizing. This one looks s-o-o-o-o cold.

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  18. I bet those powerful falls made fair bit of noise William, that's a strong flow!

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  19. The power of water, I expect it was very loud as it was rushing over the edge.
    Some great photos.

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  20. Waterfalls are so neat and to have them there is wonderful
    MB

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