Chaudière Falls

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Located on the fringes of the Chaudière Island, Chaudière Falls is a group of waterfalls flowing into the Ottawa River. These falls were discovered by Samuel de Champlain in the 17th Century and are named Chaudière, meaning 'Big Kettle', as the shape resembled that of a cauldron. The drop of the fall is 15 meters (49 feet), and the set stretches for 60 meters (200 feet). The force of this falling water is used to generate hydroelectric power.

Location:  Off Booth Street