The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Argus (Kingston, ON), Jan. 22, 1847

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p.2 A Volcano at Work - We last week recorded a very wonderful convulsion of Lake Ontario. We have this week to mention one equally wonderful as having taken place in Rice Lake, 12 miles to the north of this town. Last Thursday the Lake was seen to be in great commotion, the ice (18 inches thick,) undulating in every direction. Presently it burst with a noise like thunder, and a large piece from the centre of the lake was, in a few minutes, thrown up in a pile to the height of 10 feet, in which position it now lies. This is no doubt related to the earthquake which caused the awful commotion in Lake Ontario at Grafton. [Cobourg Star]

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Rick Neilson
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Argus (Kingston, ON), Jan. 22, 1847