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4 | Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario: 1749. Click image for full map. Champlain first called it Lake St. Louis in 1632. On a Sanson map in 1656, it remained Lac de St. Louis. In 1660, Creuxius gave it the name Lacus Ontarius. Ontara in Iroquois means "lake," and Ontario, "beautiful lake."

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Graphic: Lake Ontario, 1749.


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