While much of Toronto is flat land, unique geographic features set the Regal Heights neighbourhood apart. The most prominent is the 50 to 75-foot bluff — called Davenport Hill or the Davenport Escarpment — just north of Davenport Road. It marks the shoreline of a prehistoric lake that was formed at the end of the Ice Age, about 12,000 years ago.
From the Regal Heights Review Fall 2019, Vol I By Beth Marcilio My sister who was visiting from Australia, and I were travelling on a tour bus to Niagara-on-the-Lake to see a show when the guide, with barely-contained excitement, announced, “We’re coming up to the escarpment ladies and gentlemen; look out the windows on your left”. […]