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Sediments Along Southern Shores of Lake Michigan, USA

41.8N 87.6W

January 8th, 2012 Category: Lakes

USA - December 26th, 2011

Sediments line the southern shores of Lake Michigan, one of the North American Great Lakes. In the full image, the entire lake is visible, and the northern shores are sediment free.

Lake Michigan is the only one of the Great Lakes that is located entirely within the United States. The city of Chicago, Illinois, USA, can be observed by the southwestern shores of the lake, appearing as a grey area.

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