::Lake Ontario


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{{#invoke:Hatnote|hatnote}} {{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Use mdy dates |date=__DATE__ |$B= }} {{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}}{{#invoke:Infobox body of water tracking|tracking}} Lake Ontario (French: Lac Ontario{{#invoke:Category handler|main}}) 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. In the Wyandot (Huron) language, ontarío 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 St. Lawrence River.

Lake Ontario sections
Intro  Geography  Geology  History  Ecology and environmental concerns  Climate  Settlements  Swims across the lake  Industrialisation   Images   See also  References  External links  

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