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Lake Ontario

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Explore the Blue: 360° Lake Ontario Schooner St Peter

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The Marysburgh Vortex: Inside Lake Ontario’s "Bermuda Triangle," the site of mysterious mishaps

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Lake Ontario flooding: Where does all that water come from?

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Lake Ontario residents calling for end to "boat parties"

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Concerns raised about Lake Ontario ice conditions

Lake Ontario is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. It is surrounded on the north, west, and southwest by the Canadian province of Ontario, and on the south and east by the American state of New York, whose water boundaries meet in the middle of the lake. Ontario, Canada's most populous province, was named for the lake. Many of Ontario's most populous cities, including Toronto, Canada's most populous city, and Hamilton, are on the lake's northern or western shores. In the Huron language, the name Ontarí'io means "Lake of Shining Waters". Its primary inlet is the Niagara River from Lake Erie. The last in the Great Lakes chain, Lake Ontario serves as the outlet to the Atlantic Ocean via the Saint Lawrence River.
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