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Keweenaw Peninsula and Isle Royale in Lake Superior – April 5th, 2010

47.9N 88.8W

April 5th, 2010 Category: Image of the day, Lakes

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Lake Superior

Lake Superior

Three of the Great Lakes – Lakes Superior (left), Michigan (center) and Huron (right) stand out against the snow-dusted landscape of Canada (above) and the USA (center and below). The close-up focuses on Lake Superior and includes the state of Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula (below) and Isle Royale (above).

The Keweenaw Peninsula is the northern-most part of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, projecting into Lake Superior. Isle Royale is an island of the Great Lakes, located in the northwest of Lake Superior, and part of the state of Michigan. The island is 45 miles (72 km) long and 9 miles (14 km) wide, with an area of 206.73 square miles (535.43 km2), making it the largest natural island in Lake Superior.

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