Saint Lawrence is a big river in Eastern North America and flows between the Canadian province of Ontario and the American state of New York and follows through the Canadian province of Quebec. It flows through north-eastern direction which connects the great lakes and with the Atlantic Ocean. Saint Lawrence River is of vital geographic, hydrologic and economic importance to the United States and Canada and also a commercial sea way.
The Canadian cities of Kingston, Montreal, Trois-Rivieres and Quebec City are located on the banks of Saint Lawrence River. The river is easily navigable through ships throughout the year for a length of around 852 miles between Pirapora and Patrolina cities.
Ten Lines on Saint Lawrence River in English
10 Lines on Saint Lawrence River – Set 1
1) Saint Lawrence River is a big river located in eastern part of North America.
2) It is a trans-boundary river which flows into United States and Canada.
3) Saint Lawrence River flows through Canadian province of Ontario to New York.
4) The river originates from the North River in the state of Minnesota.
5) Saint Lawrence River falls in the Atlantic Ocean via Cabot Strait located in Canada.
6) The length of Saint Lawrence River is 3058 km and catchment area is 1.6 million km2.
7) Saint Lawrence meets Atlantic Ocean in a big estuary called as the “Gulf of Lawrence”.
8) The natural vegetation which lies in Saint Lawrence River basin is coniferous forests.
9) The tributaries of Saint Lawrence River are Saguenay, Ottawa, Saint François Rivers etc.
10) The cities situated near Saint Lawrence River are Kingston, Montreal, New York etc.
10 Lines on Saint Lawrence River – Set 2
1) The Saint Lawrence River is the large river which is placed in the middle latitudes of North America and flows into the north-eastern direction.
2) In French, Saint Lawrence is called as “Fleuve Saint-Laurent” which means “Big Waterway”.
3) The first European to navigate Saint Lawrence River was Jacques Cartier who sailed through the straits of ‘Belle Isle’ in 1534 and landed on the shores of the bay.
4) Saint Lawrence River moves back to the Canadian provinces of Quebec and Ontario and is a part of international boundary between United States and Canada.
5) It occupies three geological regions of North America viz, Canadian Shield, Appalachian Mountains and Sedimentary Rock Platform.
6) St. Lawrence River system can be divided into three sections viz, Great Lakes Region, Lake Ontario to Kingston, from lle de Orleans to the Cabot strait.
7) Drainage area of Saint Lawrence includes the great lakes and it becomes the world’s largest water system with the size of 1.03 million square km.
8) The animal life on St. Lawrence River basin consists of fish (sturgeon, smelt, herring), mammals (beluga white whale in gulf), and Molluscs (soft shell clam).
9) The Saint Lawrence Seaway, a massive project undertaken jointly by Canada and the United States was completed in 1959 for economic betterment.
10) It reduced the navigational hazards and permitted large vessel to smoothly travel between Great Lakes and Atlantic Ocean.
10 Lines on Saint Lawrence River – Set 3
1) St. Lawrence River emanates from the northeastern region of North America.
2) It traces its course in Canada and United States.
3) This river forms a boundary between the United States and Canada.
4) Lake Ontario in New York is the originating point of river St. Lawrence.
5) St. Lawrence including its estuary is 3058 km in length.
6) The length of the river without an estuary is 500 km.
7) The area of the drainage basin of the river St. Lawrence is 1344200 square km.
8) The average rate of discharge from the source of the river is 16800 cubic meters per second.
9) Barton, Champlain, Charest, Cold, etc. are the tributaries of the St. Lawrence River.
10) St. Lawrence River terminates into the Atlantic Ocean via the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
10 Lines on Saint Lawrence River – Set 4
1) St. Lawrence is an important river in North America.
2) Riviere du Canada was the name given to the river in the 17th century.
3) Jacques Cartier was the first European explorer to navigate the river St. Lawrence.
4) This river is of great economic importance in Canada and United States.
5) St. Lawrence River serves as an international trade route.
6) It has an important contribution in the formation of St. Lawrence Seaway.
7) The river connects the series of freshwater lakes called Great lakes with the Atlantic Ocean.
8) The upstream of the St. Lawrence River is situated in the region of the Great Lakes.
9) The river ways connect the United States and Canada with different regions of the world.
10) The river water is home to a variety of aquatic species.
The St. Lawrence River seaway has a great economic impact on the United States and Canada. In Quebec and Labrador vast deposits of iron ore was discovered which was needed to the steel mills in United States. The largest commodity moved is the food grain from Canada to the United States. Bulk and heavy commodities make up to 90 percent of the annual cargo tonnage but vessels of many countries halt there for international business.