10 Lake Huron Dr.,
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Ontario Tourism Region : Northcentral Ontario
Description From Owner:
- Pop. 298. In Johnson T., Algoma Dist. on the North Ch. ofL. Huron and Hwy 17, 45 km. SE of Sault Ste. Marie.
- The place is named for Montrealer George Desbarats, who in the 1840s obtained a ligence to work mines on the shore ofL. Huron. The post office was established as Desbarats in 1895.
- . Just west of Desbarats, Hwy 17 passes through a large rockcut with prominent ripple marks carved into it. These were caused by shoreline waves about two billion years ago.
- Subsequent compression of the earth's crust tilted the sandstone formation to its present 60-degree angle.
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