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Is that a Pothole or Niagara Falls?

chennai-niagara-falls-pot-holes-2 A picture of a pothole in India that has a resemblance to the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls.

Niagara Falls 2010 Countdowns

New Years Eve countdown to 2010 from the Canadian side featuring fireworks from the Skylon Tower and the Horseshoe Falls:

The following is a video celebrating the 2010 countdown in Niagara Falls USA.  This marks the first year of the Guitar Drop, which promises to be a fun annual event for years to come.

A Year Without A Summer

From the book Water Over The Falls by Paul Gromosiak

The year 1816 is known in the Niagara region as “the year without a summer” because there were frosts in June, July, August and September. In May of that year, so much ice from Lake Erie accumulated above the falls that the American and Bridal Veil Falls were just about turned off. It was possible to go to the islands in the upper rapids just by walking on the ice. (There were no bridges to any of the islands at that time.)

Accumulations of ice both above and below the falls have always been an integral part of the process of recession of the falls. The ice breaks up rocks and erodes the gorge and river shores.