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Lake Aquitaine Construction Site, Aerial View
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Title: Lake Aquitaine Construction Site, Aerial View
Identifier: FR0078
Date of Original Photo: ca 1976
Image Type: Slide
Subject: Meadowvale (Mississauga, Ont.) -- Aerial photographs
Donor: Karl Frank

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Description: Aerial photo showing the excavation for Lake Aquitaine in progress, very early in development. The photo is from the south side looking north. This slide was in a series of 125 slides (FR0073-FR0197) that show the progress and development of the Meadowvale West Lake Project. They were hand numbered (1-125) and donated in a separate slide carousel. Excavation of Lake Aquitaine began in September 1976 and continued until November 1977 when the new landscape was substantially completed. Water was allowed to flow into the lake in the spring of 1977 and normal water levels were reached on August 16, 1977. The official Grand Opening of Lake Aquitaine took place on June 24, 1978. Description as of March, 2013.
Agency: Mississauga Library System