saint lawrence islands national park

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saint lawrence islands national park

national park covering an area of mainland, islands, and islets in southeastern Ontario province, Can., on the St. Lawrence River between Kingston and Brockville. The small mainland reservation, called Mallorytown Landing, is 12 miles (19 km) southwest of Brockville. There are 18 heavily forested islands and 80 rocky islets, all part of the Thousand Islands region, also included in the park. Established in 1904, the park has a total area of 1,013 acres (410 hectares).

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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