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Sediments in Northern Bays of Lake Superior, USA and Canada

48.9N 88.2W

November 23rd, 2010 Category: Lakes

USA - November 9th, 2010

Lake Superior is the largest of the five Great Lakes of North America, and the largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area. A second body of water, Lake Nipigon, can be observed just north of the great lake.

Lake Superior is bounded to the north by the Canadian province of Ontario and the U.S. state of Minnesota, and to the south by the U.S. states of Wisconsin and Michigan.

The lake appears mostly navy blue and free of sediments, with the exception of the whitish tan ones present in Thunder Bay, by the northern shores of the lake, and the greenish ones in Nipigon Bay, just east of the former.

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