Online dating windsor ontario canada
In contrast, the larger, northern part of Ontario is sparsely populated with cold winters and heavy forestation.
Despite the absence of any mountainous terrain in the province, there are large areas of uplands, particularly within the Canadian Shield which traverses the province from northwest to southeast and also above the Niagara Escarpment which crosses the south.
Ontario is bordered by the province of Manitoba to the west, Hudson Bay and James Bay to the north, and Quebec to the east and northeast, and to the south by the U. states of (from west to east) Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York.
Almost all of Ontario's 2,700 km (1,678 mi) border with the United States follows inland waterways: from the west at Lake of the Woods, eastward along the major rivers and lakes of the Great Lakes/Saint Lawrence River drainage system. Clair, the Detroit River, Lake Erie, the Niagara River, Lake Ontario and along the St.
Most of this region lies in the lee of the Great Lakes, making for abundant snow in some areas.
In December 2010, the snowbelt set a new record when it was hit by more than a metre of snow within 48 hours.
Northern Ontario occupies roughly 87 percent of the surface area of the province; conversely Southern Ontario contains 94 percent of the population.
Point Pelee is a peninsula of Lake Erie in southwestern Ontario (near Windsor and Detroit, Michigan) that is the southernmost extent of Canada's mainland.
The temperate and fertile Great Lakes-Saint Lawrence Valley in the south is part of the Eastern Great Lakes lowland forests ecoregion where the forest has now been largely replaced by agriculture, industrial and urban development.
The next climatic region is Central and Eastern Ontario which has a moderate humid continental climate (Köppen Dfb).
This region has warm and sometimes hot summers with colder, longer winters, ample snowfall (even in regions not directly in the snowbelts) and annual precipitation similar to the rest of Southern Ontario.
These are the Rainy River, the Pigeon River, Lake Superior, the St. Lawrence River from Kingston, Ontario, to the Quebec boundary just east of Cornwall, Ontario.
There is only about 1 km (0.6 mi) of land border made up of portages including Height of Land Portage on the Minnesota border.