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Geography of Ottawa - Parks in Ottawa, Ottawa River, Parliament Hill, Lansdowne Park, Greenbelt, Mer Bleue Conservation Area, Confederation Park (Paperback) Loot Price: R275
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Geography of Ottawa - Parks in Ottawa, Ottawa River, Parliament Hill, Lansdowne Park, Greenbelt, Mer Bleue Conservation Area,...
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Geography of Ottawa - Parks in Ottawa, Ottawa River, Parliament Hill, Lansdowne Park, Greenbelt, Mer Bleue Conservation Area, Confederation Park (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 32. Chapters: Parks in Ottawa, Ottawa River, Parliament Hill, Lansdowne Park, Greenbelt, Mer Bleue Conservation Area, Confederation Park, List of Ottawa parks, Dow's Lake, Brewer Park, Chaudiere Falls, Bear Brook, Strathcona Park, Carp River, Hog's Back Falls, Rideau River, Major's Hill Park, Hampton Park, Ottawa, Dominion Arboretum, Shirleys Bay, Patterson Creek, Dundonald Park, Nepean Point, Rideau Falls, Green Island, Mooney's Bay Park, Ornamental Gardens, Central Park, Dutchy's Hole Park, Andrew Haydon Park, Vincent Massey Park, Castor River, Minto Park, Commissioner's Park, Brown's Inlet, Nepean Creek Park, Pig Island, McKellar Park, Ballantyne Park. Excerpt: Parliament Hill (French: ), colloquially known as The Hill, is an area of Crown land on the southern banks of the Ottawa River in downtown Ottawa, Ontario. Its Gothic revival suite of buildings - the parliament buildings - serves as the home of the Parliament of Canada and contains a number of architectural elements of national symbolic importance. Parliament Hill attracts approximately 3 million visitors each year. Originally the site of a military base in the 18th and early 19th centuries, development of the site into a governmental precinct began in 1859, after Bytown was chosen by Queen Victoria as the capital of the Province of Canada. Following a number of extensions to the parliament and departmental buildings and a fire in 1916 that destroyed the Centre Block, Parliament Hill took on its present form with the completion of the Peace Tower in 1927. Since 2002, an extensive $1 billion renovation and rehabilitation project has been underway throughout all of the precinct's buildings; work is not expected to be complete until after 2020. The 88,480 square metres (952,391 sq ft) area, maintained by the National Capital Commission, is named by the Parliament of Canada...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2011
First published: July 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 34
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-06563-0
Barcode: 9781157065630
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LSN: 1-157-06563-5

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