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Niagara falls are about 12,000 years old. It once was seven miles down stream from where it is today and as the layer of rock continues to change from the continuing pressure of water. The falls will change again in time moving up stream once more. Gosh, this is just an amazing fact. Here are some more.
Height 180 ft (56 m)
Width 1060 ft (320 m)
Volume of flow 10% of total
Height 170 ft (54m) Width 2200 ft (675m)
Volume of flow 90% of total
Breath taking and if you plan stay the night.
Just can't believe the grandeur of something so spectacular mother nature has created.
I suggest you should stay on the Canadian side because they have a lot more accommodations with stunning views of the falls from the hotels. Lots of things to do during the day and night downtown.
The landscaping when we visited was much prettier on the Canadian side due to the way the landscaped everything. The flowers and all other plant life was simply beautiful.
When we checked into our room on the New York side, the hotel clerk made the comment that is was so dry, it was like living in the desert. Me and my hubby just looked at eachother and started to laugh out loud. She looked at us so funny and we informed her we lived in the Mojave Desert (at that time in Lancaster). "Oh" and giggled herself. I guess during our visit New York was having a bit of a drought and the grass wasn't green as usual. Hmmm, maybe they have tapped into the falls by now?!
- Pros:Just a wonderous sight to see!
- Cons:Hmmm, enjoyed the Candian side a little better.
- In a nutshell:Vist both sides, but the falls it self - SPECTACULAR!
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