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A river runs through it

surfing Montreal’s St. Lawrence River


Montreal takes its name from the triplet of hills called Mount Royal that rise from the heart of the city, but its true life force lies in the St. Lawrence River. This waterway flows around the city, connecting it to the Great Lakes and, finally, the mighty Atlantic Ocean to the east.

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