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Glacial Terraces, The

As glacial melt-waters created new drainage patterns in the Lake Superior basin some 20,000 years ago and the level of the lake was gradually lowered, new shorelines were established. A succession of flat terraces separated by escarpments and cliffs was created giving Terrace Bay its name.

Location

In Centennial Park, Highway 17, Terrace Bay

Region: Northern Ontario

County/District: District of Thunder Bay

Municipality: Township of Terrace Bay

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