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Explore and discover the beauty that lies within and surrounding Canada's Capital Region. We explore many of the region’s natural and historical gems, from caves and mines to abandoned ruins and unique landscapes. This site is all encompassing and offers a wide variety of fascinating opportunities to suit any outdoor or heritage enthusiast. We have created this site to showcase these modest marvels and share a little of our local history.
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Britannia Bay Shipwreck
Here lies a shipwreck of mid-1800s design and construction at the bottom of Britannia Bay/Ottawa River.
As per Andrew K. research, the shipwreck seems to belong to the Ann Sisson. A 139 foot side-wheeler steamship that carried the Prince Of Wales on his journey up the Ottawa River.