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Rideau Canal
Rideau Canal.
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  1. Country/State Party
  2. State, Province, or Region
  3. Name of property
  4. Geographical coordinates to the nearest second
  5. Maps and plans, showing the boundaries of the nominated property and buffer zone
  6. Area of the nominated property (ha) and proposed buffer zone (ha)

 

A. Country/State Party

Canada

B. State, Province, or Region

Province of Ontario

C. Name of property

The Rideau Canal

The nominated property consists of the engineering works, associated fortifications, buildings, lockstation grounds and their archaeological resources, and the watercourse of the slackwater canal system.

D. Geographical Coordinates to the nearest second

The northern entrance to the canal at Ottawa, on the Ottawa River, is located at 75° 42' west longitude and 45° 26' north latitude. The southern entrance at Kingston, at Lake Ontario, is located at 76° 28' west longitude, and 44° 14' north latitude. The coordinates for the six elements of the property are listed on the Serial Nomination Table.

E. Maps and plans, showing the boundaries of the nominated property and buffer zone

Map 1 shows the entire nominated property at the scale of 1:657 296.

Map 2 shows the location of the Rideau Canal within the State Party at the scale of 1:27 718 254.

Map Series 3.0 to 3.57, located in the Map Annex, shows the nominated property and buffer zone at a scale of 1:20 000.

Map Series 4.0 to 4.24, located in the Map Annex, shows the lockstations at a scale of 1:4 800.

Map 5, located in the Map Annex, shows the fortifications at a scale of 1:12 600.

F. Area of nominated property and proposed buffer zone

Area of nominated property: 21 454.81 ha

Buffer Zone: 2 363.20 ha

Total: 23 818.01 ha

Serial Nomination Table

Element NO Name of Element Area (ha) Buffer (ha) Geographic Coordinates Map Number
01 Rideau Canal 21427.07 2334.78 From N45 20 21.31 (Ottawa Lockstation) to N44 15 52 49 (Lake Ontario) W75 42 6.11 1 2 3.1-3.57 4.1-4.24
02 Fort Henry, Kingston 23.90 11.88 N44 13 51.41 W76 28 00.46 5
03 Fort Frederick, Kingston 3.10 3.00 N44 13 40.64 W76 27 35.70 5
04 Cathcart Tower, Cedar Island 0.25 9.15 N44 13 30.04 W76 27 27.93 5
05 Shoal Tower, Kingston 0.32 1.68 N44 13 45.88 W76 28 44.90 5
06 Murney Tower, Kingston 0.17 2.71 N44 13 19. 71 W76 29 25 22 5
TOTAL   21454.81 2363.20      

Map 1 – Rideau Canal - Nominated Property


Rideau Canal - Nominated Property
Rideau Canal - Nominated Property
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Map 2 – North America - Context Map


North America - Context Map
North America - Context Map
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