The ultimate pictorial and travel guide.
Whether you're planning to visit Ontario's many waterfalls in person or in the comfort of your favorite reading chair, this superbly illustrated book is an absolute must.
Waterfalls of Ontario lists and describes 80 falls. Each is listed alphabetically and organized by region:
Each waterfall is illustrated with a full-page color photograph and a concise description that includes detailed driving instructions, relevant geological features, and a brief history. Regional maps are included for those who wish to visit the waterfalls. A sidebar features handy at-a-glance information such as the nearest settlement, walk time, trail conditions, size, and map co-ordinates.
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Mark Harris is a water resources professional and avid traveler who has written and contributed to many scientific studies.
George Fischer's work has appeared in the New York Times, Islands Magazine, and Explore as well as calendars from Barnes and Noble and Wyman and Sons.Review:
Harris, a self-proclaimed waterfall junkie, tells the reader why the waterfalls are interesting, and gives detailed instructions on how to find them. (Kim Covert Canadian Press 2003-12-17)
Stunning photographs... This book is a good reference before travelling in Ontario. (Glenn Perrett Cottage Times 2004-09-16)
Fischer has done a remarkable job of capturing the variety of these falls... [Harris] is refreshingly honest. Even though he loves his subject, he recognizes that not every waterfall is breathtaking. (Andrew Wagner-Chazalon The Muskokan 2003-10-09)
Full-page photographs provide the spiritual side to what is otherwise a very practical guidebook to exploring 80 different provincial waterfalls... A coffee table book on one hand, a guidebook on the other... nicely balanced, organized and provocative. (Sue Lebrecht Toronto Star 2003-11-13)
It's rare to have a book that's so user friendly, packed with information yet beautiful enough to hold its own on the coffee table with any photography tome. A must-read for anyone touring the countryside. (Valerie Hill Kitchener-Waterloo Record 2003-10-25)
A splendidly illustrated overview of the impressive cascades across the province... breathtaking. (Don Glynn Niagara Gazette 2003-09-07)
The most comprehensive guide to waterfalls in the province ever compiled... superb color photography and informative text. (Diane Slawych Toronto Sun 2003-10-29)
Not just another pretty picture book.... an indispensable companion for many Ontario nature photographers who are hooked on shooting falls... Waterfalls of Ontario captures the allure, enchantment and fascination of falling water in a handsome pictorial and travel guide. (Joy McDonell Canadian Camera)
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Book Description Firefly Books, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111552977676
Book Description Firefly Books, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1552977676
Book Description Firefly Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1552977676 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1578054