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Location DB > Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Gargantua
 Name
Gargantua
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 Database Info
created by ziggy on 11/9/2005 7:32 PM
last modified by ahsun on 11/28/2016 5:39 PM
 Viewability
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 Overview
 Description
Torontos BIIIGEST Drain. Runs 5kms from Bayview/York Mills to Finch/Yonge.
 Basic Information
Type: Drain
Status: Active
Accessibility: Moderate
Recommendation: drop everything - must see
 Physical Information
Address
SouthEast corner of York Mills and Bayview
Toronto, Ontario
Canada
Owner: The City
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  •  Hazards
  • unsafe flooring
  • flooding
  • water
  • air quality
  •  Interesting Features
    Twin 2400 tunnels, big outfall gate, numerous windows and pillars, twin double decker waterfalls, 4800 rcp, 5000 hallway, huge grille infall chambers, arch tunnel sections, slides. Starts off small, gets HUUUGE!
     Security Measures
  • VERY heavy grate.
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 0
    Closed: 0
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • long pants / sleeves
  •  Recommended Equipment
    towelettes, breathing mask
     History
    This is Wilket Creek. It was buried sometime between 1967 to 1971 (based upon historic airhpotos).
     Media Coverage
    n/a
     Future Plans
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     Stories


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     Photo Galleries
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    First trip
    Wed, Nov 9th, 2005
    posted by ziggy
    10 pictures
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    Kowalski's pics
    Mon, Jan 2nd, 2006
    posted by siologen
    3 pictures
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    S///
    Wed, Sep 20th, 2006
    posted by siologen
    6 pictures
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    insignificance
    Sat, Feb 2nd, 2008
    posted by inventor77
    10 pictures
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    Hi-lite's & strangePlaces trip
    Thu, Feb 26th, 2009
    posted by hilite
    5 pictures
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    terapr0s gallery
    Fri, Aug 7th, 2009
    posted by terapr0
    19 pictures
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    Aug 2009
    Thu, Oct 1st, 2009
    posted by XBEN
    7 pictures
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    2015
    Tue, Aug 4th, 2015
    posted by catdog23
    10 pictures
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    2018
    Mon, Sep 3rd, 2018
    posted by Freaktography
    8 pictures
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    Squad out
    Sun, Mar 3rd, 2019
    posted by theninjalobster
    7 pictures


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     Web Links
    http://www.vanishi...nt.ca/d_tor_9.html

    http://www.sub-urban.com/gargantua/

    http://www.ntropy....8/07/06/gargantua/

    http://www.aotu.ca...n-river/gargantua/

    Biking in Gargantua:
    http://www.youtube...atch?v=GiBVIO10qwQ
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    Category Rating
    Photography 7 / 10
    Coolness 8 / 10
    Content Quality 6 / 10
     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 3/4/2019 2:25 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Mar 4 19 at 2:25, Emperor Wang validated this location
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