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   Cave of the Winds & Bridal Veil Falls, Niagara Falls (image/jpeg)
Title Cave of the Winds & Bridal Veil Falls, Niagara Falls
Type  Still Image
Extent  13.78 x 8.45 cm
Medium  Colour postcard
Collection  Postcard Collection
Notes  Rock of Ages and American Falls from below Niagara Falls. Centre Fall issues from between Luna and Goat Island shown in the photograph. At the shore foot under the fall is a place called Cave of the Winds, formed by thirty feet of projecting limestone that had resisted the action of the corroding waters while the shady substratum directly under the ledge has been eaten away. The so-called cave is one hundred feet in height and sixty feet in depth and can be reached by a perpendicular winding stairway from Goat Island. The cave derives it name from the constant pressure of the atmosphere caused by the reflex of the falling water resembles a storm of great violence ;
Subject  Goat Island
  Rock of Ages
  Cave of the Winds
  Niagara Falls - American Falls
Place Name  Niagara Falls (waterfall)
Source  Niagara Falls (Ont.) Public Library
Record ID  252445
Digital image 
Format image/jpeg
Size  750px X 465px
Resolution  150ppi X 150ppi
Digitization Colour Scan
Equipment Microtek ScanMaker i900
Date 2006-01-15
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D422078  Colour postcard     

 

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