Shoreline Breakwall

Shoreline Breakwall (HM1CL7)

Location: Amherstburg, ON N9V 1W4 Essex County
Country: Canada

N 42° 6.471', W 83° 6.835'

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Shoreline Breakwall

Over time, the force of water and ice has eroded the river bank, creating the need to stabilize the shore. Parks Canada, the Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) and Environment Canada partnered to stabilize the shoreline using limestone mined in Amherstburg, and created small islands with submerged spawning reefs. These features provide habitat, and shelter fish and other aquatic life from the current and wake created by passing freighters.

Ouvrages de protection des rives

Avec le temps, la force de l'eau et de la glace a ?rod? la berge de la rivi?re et on a d? stabiliser la rive. Parcs Canada, l'Office de protection de la nature de la r?gion d'Essex et Environnement Canada ont joint leurs efforts pour prot?ger la rive au moyen de blocs de calcaire; ils ont aussi am?nag? quelques ?lots offrant des r?cifs de frai. Ces travaux ont pour objectif de prot?ger les poissons et autres types de vie aquatique des courants et des vagues que cr?ent, en passant, les navires de charge.
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HM NumberHM1CL7
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Placed ByParks Canada
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 9:29pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 325222 N 4663913
Decimal Degrees42.10785000, -83.11391667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 6.471', W 83° 6.835'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 6' 28.26" N, 83° 6' 50.10" W
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Area Code(s)507
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 Laird Ave S, Amherstburg ON N9V 1W4, CA
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