Waters of Lake Huron and Lake Superior
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Waters of Lake Huron and Lake Superior by International Joint Commission. Upper Lakes Reference Group.

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Published by The Commission in Windsor, Ont .
Written in English


  • Water quality -- Great Lakes Region.,
  • Lakes -- Great Lakes Region.,
  • Limonology -- Great Lakes Region.

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Statementreport to the International Joint Commission ; by the Upper Lakes Reference Group ; editorial committee, M.P. Bratzel, Jr., M.E. Thompson, R.J. Bowden.
ContributionsBratzel, M. P., Thompson, M. E., Bowden, Robert J.
The Physical Object
Pagination3v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18207727M

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Lake Ontario, The Georgian Bay, Lake Simcoe, Lake Huron, Lake Erie, Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Green Bay, the St. Lawrence River, and Lake St. Clair. The sheer size of this territory affords boaters a whole world of fun and a number of diverse places to explore on the water. In fact, the Great Lakes region includes nea miles of. Lake Huron is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. Hydrologically, it comprises the easterly portion of Lake Michigan–Huron, having the same surface elevation as its westerly counterpart, to which it is connected by the 5-mile-wide ( km), fathom-deep ( ft; 37 m) Straits of is shared on the north and east by the Canadian province of Ontario and on the south and.   In , a steamship captain and his crew saw an orange craft over Lake Superior with two glowing portholes. And in August of , a TWA pilot reported being 'buzzed' by a flying saucer. That same month the Air Force Radar base on Keweenaw Peninsula reported a 'formation' of . In the early 21st century, Lake Superior's shores are 91% forested, Lake Huron 68%, Lake Ontario 49%, Lake Michigan 41%, and Lake Erie, where logging and urbanization has been most extensive, 21%. Some of these forests are second or third growth (i.e. they .

Lake Huron, with its infinite islands and varied shorelines, ranging from long sand beaches in the south, to crazy granite and quartzite in the north, to the limestone flowerpots and bluffs and alvars of Tobermory and Manitoulin, has always struck me as way more enticing and unique than Michigan, Ontario or Erie, but also more hospitable and navigable than its more voluminous sibling to the north. A recent law change now allows U.S. boaters and anglers on the Great Lakes to cruise Canadian waters of lakes Ontario, Erie, Huron, and Superior without having to report to CBSA. Provincial fishing licenses are still required to wet a line in Canadian waters, as are state-issued permits for fishing U.S. waters of the Great Lakes. Lake Superior, bordered by Ontario, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota, is the northernmost and westernmost lake and can be considered the headwater of the system. It is the deepest lake (mean depth feet [ metres]), lies at an altitude of feet above sea level, and discharges into Lake Huron through the St. Get this from a library! Limnology of Michigan's nearshore waters of Lakes Superior and Huron. [R E Basch; Environmental Research Laboratory (Duluth, Minn.); Large Lakes Research Station. Large Lakes Branch.; United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Great Lakes National Program Office.;].