5 great lakes in michigan

Great Facts About the Five Great Lakes – Live Science

Great Lakes – Wikipedia

As the surfaces of Lakes Superior, Huron, Michigan, and Erie are all approximately the same elevation above sea level, while Lake Ontario is significantly lower, and because the Niagara Escarpment precludes all natural navigation, the four upper lakes are commonly called the upper great lakes.

Great Lakes – Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The lakes are: Lake Superior. Lake Michigan. Lake Huron. Lake Erie. Lake Ontario.

Great Facts About the Five Great Lakes – Live Science

The Great Lakes — Superior, Huron, Michigan, Ontario and Erie — make up the largest body of fresh water on Earth, accounting for onefifth of the freshwater surface on the planet at 6 quadrillion gallons. The area of all the Great Lakes is 95,160 square miles (246,463 square kilometers) and span 750 …

DEQ – Great Lakes Map – State of Michigan

Michigan is the third largest Great Lake (although Lake HuronMichigan, at 45,300 mi2 / 117,400 km2 is technically the world’s largest freshwater lake. This is because what have traditionally been called Lake Huron and Lake Michigan are really giant lobes of a single lake connected by the five mile wide Strait of Mackinac.).

Surprise, There Are Only 4 Great Lakes – 1077 WRKR

Everyone learns this in elementary school, particularly if you grew up in Michigan the names of the 5 Great Lakes and how to remember them. But what you leaned in school is wrong. There are only 4 Great Lakes. You could very likely recite the names of the Great Lakes now, and if you did you likely …

The Top 5 Largest Great Lakes

Great Lake, Location, Area. 1, Lake Superior, Canada/USA, 82,414 sq km. 2, Lake Huron, Canada/USA, 59,596 sq km. 3, Lake Michigan, USA, 58,016 sq km. 4, Lake Erie, Canada/USA, 25,719 sq km. 5, Lake Ontario, Canada/USA, 19,477 sq km. Tags: Planet Earth , Water , Top 5 Largest Sources: Top5ofanything.com …

Michigan’s Great Lakes | Michigan

Michigan’s very name is rooted in the Ojibwa (Chippewa) word for large lake, and its handprint on the earth, the mittenlike Lower Peninsula and jaggededged Upper Peninsula, is shaped by four of the five Great Lakes. Sailors called them the Sweetwater Seas. Carved by glaciers more than 12,000 years ago, the Great …

Five Great Lakes in 24 Hours | Michigan

Kathryn Kinville and Shelby Kear are two proud Michiganders who met in college . They recently took on the challenge of conquering all five Great Lakes in one day. Today, Kathryn shares their adventure on our blog. Shelby Kear and I have been friends since 2003 when we met our freshman year at Aquinas College in …

2 Simple Ways to Remember the Five Great Lakes – wikiHow

Learn about Lake Superior. It’s called Superior because it is larger than all of the other Great Lakes combined. This gigantic lake contains 10 percent of all the world’s fresh surface water. Lake Superior touches Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Ontario, CA, and is the westernmost lake of the five. A few more interesting …

All About the Great Lakes | Superior | Ontario | Huron | Michigan

There are thousands of lakes in the world, so what makes these five the greatest? Read on Kidzworld to find out All about The Great Lakes!