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Scarborough Bluffs
The SCARBOROUGH BLUFFS, also known as THE BLUFFS, is an escarpment in the Scarborough district of Toronto , Ontario , Canada. There are NINE PARKS along the bluffs, with Bluffers Park being the only one with beach access. Forming much of the eastern portion of Toronto\'s waterfront , Scarborough Bluffs stands above the shoreline of Lake Ontario . At its highest point, the escarpment rises 90 metres (300 ft) above the coastline and spans a length of 15 kilometres (9.3 mi). It was first named in 1793. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Geology * 3 Issues * 4 Parks * 5 References HISTORYThe French gave the name "Les grands Ecores", or tall points on the shore, to the cliffs. In the 1788 Plan of Toronto by Alexander Aitken, the bluffs were simply known as the High Lands
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Atlanta
ATLANTA is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia , with an estimated 2016 population of 472,522. Atlanta
Atlanta
is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area , home to 5,710,795 people and the ninth-largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta
Atlanta
is the county seat of Fulton County , and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County . In 1837, Atlanta
Atlanta
was founded at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement , the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South
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The Bluff (Atlanta)
ENGLISH AVENUE and VINE CITY are two adjacent and closely linked neighborhoods of Atlanta
Atlanta
, Georgia . Together the neighborhoods make up neighborhood planning unit L. The two neighborhoods are frequently cited together in reference to shared problems and to shared redevelopment schemes and revitalization plans. English Avenue is bounded by the railroad line and the Marietta Street Artery neighborhood to the northeast, Northside Drive, the North Avenue railyards and downtown Atlanta
Atlanta
to the east, Joseph E. Lowery Blvd. (formerly Ashby St.) and the Bankhead neighborhood to the west, and Joseph E. Boone Blvd. (called Simpson St. until 2008) and Vine City to the south. Its population was 3,309 in 2010. Vine City is bounded by Joseph E. Boone Blvd
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Escarpment
An ESCARPMENT is a steep slope or long cliff that forms as an effect of faulting or erosion and separates two relatively level areas of differing elevations. Usually _escarpment_ is used interchangeably with SCARP (from the Italian _scarpa_, shoe ). But some sources differentiate the two terms, where _escarpment_ refers to the margin between two landforms, while _scarp_ is synonymous with a cliff or steep slope. The surface of the steep slope is called a scarp face.This (escarpment) is a ridge which has a gentle(dip) slope on one side and a steep (scarp) slope on the other side
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Scarborough, Toronto
SCARBOROUGH (/ˈskɑːrbəroʊ/ ; 2011 Census 625,698) is an administrative district and former city in Toronto
Toronto
, Ontario
Ontario
, Canada . Situated atop the Scarborough Bluffs
Scarborough Bluffs
, it occupies the eastern part of the city. Scarborough is contained within the borders of Victoria Park Avenue on the west, Steeles Avenue
Steeles Avenue
to the north, Rouge River and the city of Pickering to the east, and Lake Ontario
Ontario
to the south. It was named after the English town of Scarborough, North Yorkshire
Scarborough, North Yorkshire
. First settled by Europeans in the 1790s, Scarborough has grown from a collection of small rural villages and farms to become fully urbanised with a diverse cultural community
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Toronto
TORONTO (/təˈrɒntoʊ/ ( listen ), locally /təˈrɒnoʊ/ ( listen )) is a Canadian city and the provincial capital of Ontario
Ontario
. With a city population of 2,731,571 and a metropolitan population of 5,928,040, it is the most populous city and metropolitan area in Canada. A global city , Toronto is a centre of business, finance, arts, and culture, and is recognized as one of the most multicultural cities in the world. Indigenous peoples have inhabited the area now known as Toronto for thousands of years, with the city itself sitting at the southern terminus of the ancient Toronto Carrying-Place Trail . Permanent European settlement began in the 1790s, after the broadly disputed Toronto Purchase of 1787, when the Mississaugas
Mississaugas
surrendered the area to the British Crown
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Ontario
ONTARIO (/ɒnˈtɛərioʊ/ ( listen ); French pronunciation: ​ ), one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada
Canada
, is located in east-central Canada
Canada
. It is Canada's most populous province accounting for nearly 40 percent of the country's population, and is the second-largest province in total area. Ontario
Ontario
is fourth-largest in total area when the territories of the Northwest Territories
Northwest Territories
and Nunavut
Nunavut
are included. It is home to the nation's capital city, Ottawa , and the nation's most populous city, Toronto
Toronto
. Ontario
Ontario
is bordered by the province of Manitoba
Manitoba
to the west, Hudson Bay and James Bay
James Bay
to the north, and Quebec
Quebec
to the east and northeast, and to the south by the U.S
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Toronto Waterfront
The TORONTO WATERFRONT is the lakeshore of Lake Ontario
Lake Ontario
in the City of Toronto
Toronto
, Ontario
Ontario
in Canada
Canada
. It spans 46 kilometres between the mouth of Etobicoke Creek in the west, and the Rouge River in the East. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Plans and studies * 2 Waterfront areas * 2.1 Western waterfront * 2.2 Toronto
Toronto
Harbour * 2.3 The Port Lands * 2.4 The Beach * 2.5 Scarborough Bluffs
Scarborough Bluffs
* 3 Revitalization plans * 3.1 Central Waterfront Innovative Design Competition * 3.2 Major issues * 4 Timeline * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links HISTORY Proglacial Lake
Lake
Iroquois preceded Admiralty Lake and Lake Ontario
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Lake Ontario
LAKE ONTARIO (French : _Lac Ontario_) is one of the five Great Lakes of North America
North America
. It is surrounded on the north, west, and southwest by the Canadian province of Ontario
Ontario
, and on the south and east by the American state of New York , whose water boundaries meet in the middle of the lake. Ontario, Canada's most populous province , was named for the lake. In the Wyandot (Huron) language, _ontarío_ means “Lake of Shining Waters”. Its primary inlet is the Niagara River from Lake Erie . The last in the Great Lakes
Great Lakes
chain, Lake Ontario
Ontario
serves as the outlet to the Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
via the Saint Lawrence River
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Scarborough, North Yorkshire
SCARBOROUGH (/ˈskɑːrbrə/ or /ˈskɑːrbərə/ ) is a town on the North Sea
North Sea
coast of North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire
, England. Historically part of the North Riding of Yorkshire
North Riding of Yorkshire
, the town lies between 10–230 feet (3–70 m) above sea level, rising steeply northward and westward from the harbour on to limestone cliffs. The older part of the town lies around the harbour and is protected by a rocky headland. With a population of just over 61,000, Scarborough is the largest holiday resort on the Yorkshire coast. The town has fishing and service industries, including a growing digital and creative economy, as well as being a tourist destination . People who live in the town are known as Scarborians
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Elizabeth Simcoe
ELIZABETH POSTHUMA SIMCOE (22 September 1762 – 17 January 1850) was a British artist and diarist in colonial Canada . She was the wife of John Graves Simcoe
John Graves Simcoe
, the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada
Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada
. CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Legacy * 3 References * 4 External links BIOGRAPHYShe was born ELIZABETH POSTHUMA GWILLIM in the village of Whitchurch, Herefordshire , England
England
, daughter of Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Gwillim and Elizabeth Spinckes. Her father died before her birth, and her mother died shortly afterwards. After her baptism , which was on the same day as her mother's burial, she was taken into the care of her mother's younger sister, Margaret. In commemoration of her posthumous birth , Elizabeth was given the middle name Posthuma
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John Graves Simcoe
American War of Independence * Siege of Boston
Siege of Boston
* New York and New Jersey campaign * Philadelphia campaign * Battle of Monmouth
Battle of Monmouth
* Battle of Crooked Billet * Battle of Quinton\'s Bridge * Battle of Brandywine
Battle of Brandywine
* Yorktown campaign * Battle of Spencer\'s Ordinary * Siege of Yorktown Haitian Revolution
Haitian Revolution
JOHN GRAVES SIMCOE (February 25, 1752 – October 26, 1806) was a British army general and the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada from 1791 until 1796, in modern-day southern Ontario
Ontario
and the watersheds of Georgian Bay and Lake Superior
Lake Superior

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Lieutenant Governor Of Upper Canada
The LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR OF ONTARIO (/lɛfˈtɛnənt/ , in French : Lieutenant-gouverneur (if male) or Lieutenante-gouverneure (if female) de l'Ontario) is the viceregal representative in Ontario
Ontario
of the Canadian monarch , Queen Elizabeth II
Elizabeth II
, who operates distinctly within the province but is also shared equally with the ten other jurisdictions of Canada
Canada
, as well as the other Commonwealth realms and any subdivisions thereof, and resides predominantly in her oldest realm, the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
. The Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
Ontario
is appointed in the same manner as the other provincial viceroys in Canada
Canada
and is similarly tasked with carrying out most of the monarch's constitutional and ceremonial duties
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Flag Of Scarborough, Ontario
The FLAG OF THE CITY OF SCARBOROUGH , ONTARIO was officially dedicated on August 19, 1969, by then-Mayor Albert Campbell at a special ceremony in Thomson Memorial Park
Thomson Memorial Park
. It was designed by local painter Doris McCarthy (1910–2010) in the spring of 1968, who was presented with the idea by her friend Albert Campbell. McCarthy based the design on ideas presented by Campbell and likely from her influence in living by the Bluffs. A highly stylized representation (abstract impression) of the Scarborough Bluffs and Lake Ontario
Ontario
are in blue on the left and bottom of the flag. The background is white, with the red Maple Leaf
Maple Leaf
of the Flag of Canada
Flag of Canada
near the centre of the otherwise void area. The need for the flag was proposed by Campbell to give the new borough an identity at civic events
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Toronto Harbour
TORONTO HARBOUR or TORONTO BAY is a bay on the north shore of Lake Ontario
Ontario
, in Toronto
Toronto
, Ontario
Ontario
, Canada
Canada
. It is a natural harbour, protected from Lake Ontario
Lake Ontario
waves by the Toronto
Toronto
Islands . Today, the harbour is used primarily for recreational boating, including personal vessels and pleasure boats providing scenic or party cruises. Ferries travel from docks on the mainland to the Islands, and cargo ships deliver aggregates and raw sugar to industries located in the harbour. Historically, the harbour has been used for military vessels, passenger traffic and cargo traffic. Waterfront uses include residential, recreational, cultural, commercial and industrial sites
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Victoria Park Avenue
VICTORIA PARK AVENUE is a major north-south route in eastern Toronto , Ontario
Ontario
, Canada
Canada
. It is the western border of Scarborough , separating it from Old Toronto
Toronto
, East York
East York
, and North York
North York
. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Route description * 3 Transportation * 4 Landmarks * 5 See also * 6 External links * 7 References HISTORY Victoria Park is a narrow residential street as it climbs the western edge of the Scarborough Bluffs
Scarborough Bluffs
in the Beaches Victoria Park Avenue
Victoria Park Avenue
was originally a pioneer road for settlement of Scarborough
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