Interesting facts about the Great Lakes

The Great Lakes are five large lakes in east-central North America. They hold 21% of the world’s surface fresh water. They are lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario. Hydrologically, there are only four lakes, because lakes Michigan and Huron join at the Straits of Mackinac. Due to their sea-like characteristics (rolling waves, sustained winds, … Read more

Interesting facts about Lake Erie

Lake Erie is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. Lake Erie touches four U.S. states — New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan — and the Canadian province of Ontario. By surface area, Lake Erie is the fourth-largest of the Great Lakes, with a surface area of 25,667 square kilometers (9,910 square miles). … Read more