Posted on: June 12, 2020 Posted by: alt Comments: 0

Interesting facts you probably didn’t know about Lake Michigan!

Lake Michigan was discovered in 1634 almost 400 years ago. This is the only lake of all the Great Lakes located entirely within the United States and also the largest freshwater lake of the same. More than 43% of all fishing in the Great Lakes takes place on Lake Michigan. The deepest point of the lake is 281.94 meters. It stretches for 23,000 miles, and the Mackinac Strait is its…

Posted on: June 12, 2020 Posted by: alt Comments: 0

Ship Cemetery

The Great Lakes hide more than 6,000 ships at the bottom The Great Lakes hide in their depths thousands of wrecks that sleep at the bottom at the lakes. These old ships serve as time capsules for researchers where objects are kept from that time in which they were made. This is a world record for lakes.
The lakes are so large that one can even recognize the largest lake Superior…

Posted on: August 2, 2019 Posted by: alt Comments: 0

Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario is the smallest of all the Great Lakes at an area of ​​18,960km2, but its water has its perks. It holds approximately four times the volume of water about 1640 km3 of the Erie, although it is similar in width and length. Most east of the Great Lakes, Lake Ontario is located at the foot of Niagara Falls. It is confined to Ontario, Canada to the southwest and…

Posted on: August 2, 2019 Posted by: alt Comments: 0

Lake Erie

Lake Erie is the warmest of all the Great Lakes, but it also freezes more than other lakes. It is the fourth largest lake when measuring the surface, with 25.700km2, and the smallest in the volume of water, with 484km3. Lake Erie touches four Federal States states: New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan and the Canadian province of Ontario. Buffalo, NY, is located at the east end, and Toledo, Ohio, is…

Posted on: August 2, 2019 Posted by: alt Comments: 0

Lake Michigan

Lake Michigan is the third largest lake of Great Lakes (if the water surface is measured), and is the only Great Lake which is entirely located in the United States. Its name comes from the Indian word “mishigami”, meaning a large lake. Lake Michigan area covers 57,800 km2. It is the second largest of the Great Lakes at 4,920km3, only the Superior Lake is larger. Lake Michigan touches Indiana, Illinois,…

Posted on: August 2, 2019 Posted by: alt Comments: 0

Lake Huron

Lake Huron, the second largest of the Great Lakes of North America, is bordered to the west by Michigan (USA), and in the north and east of Ontario (Canada). The lake is 331km long from the northwest to the southeast, and its maximum width is 295km. The total area of ​​its basin is 133,900 km2, only the surface of the lake is 59,600 km2. The approach to the lake gets…

Posted on: August 2, 2019 Posted by: alt Comments: 0

Lake Superior

Lake Superior is the northwestern most and the largest of the five Great Lakes in North America and one of the world’s largest drinking water. Restricted to the east and north with Ontario (Canada), to the west of Minnesota (USA), and to the south with Michigan and Wisconsin (USA), they emptied into Huron Lake at its eastern end across the River St. Mary. The lake is 563km long (east-west), and…

Posted on: August 2, 2019 Posted by: alt Comments: 0

The Five Lakes & Geology

The Great Lakes are a group of five large lakes in North America at the US and Canadian borders. These five lakes have 246,744 km2 (they are the largest freshwater area in the world and they hold around 20% of the total freshwater area on Earth). The Great Lakes include lakes: Superior or Upper Lake, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario. Only Michigan Lake is located across the USA. Their origins…

Posted on: August 1, 2019 Posted by: alt Comments: 0

Proper Name of the Great Lakes

Great is the proper name for these lakes. They are the largest mass of freshwater on our planet. In fact, one fifth of the world’s surface freshwater supplies are right here. The largest is Superior Lake covering just over 83,000 km2, which is roughly the size of the state of Maine. The other lakes Huron, Erie, Michigan and Ontario are no less impressive. Each lake is large enough to qualify…

Posted on: June 30, 2019 Posted by: alt Comments: 0

Waterways of the Great American Lakes aka Laurentian Lakes

Great American Lake represent international waterway. Great lakes represent the largest inland waterway, and the number of vessels and the traffic of goods and passengers are far ahead of many seas. In 1787, large lakes were proclaimed international waters where international naval law applies. Advantages of the availability of waterways, highly developed traffic and communal infrastructure, finances and prosperous market bases make the region a global leader in automotive production…