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  Lake Huron - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lake Huron, bounded on the west by Michigan and on the east by Ontario, is one of the five Great Lakes of North America.
Lake Huron (45°00’N 83°00’W) is the second-largest of the Great Lakes, with a surface area of 23,000 sq mi (59,600 sq km)--nearly the size of West Virginia, making it the third largest fresh water lake on earth (4th if you include the Caspian Sea).
Lake Huron is separated from Lake Michigan, which lies at the same level, and connects by the narrow Straits of Mackinac, making them geologically and hydrologically the same body of water (sometimes called Lake Michigan-Huron).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lake_Huron   (443 words)

 Huron, Lake. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
Large tributaries flowing into the lake include the Mississagi, Wanapitei, Spanish, and French rivers from Ont., and the Au Sable and Saginaw rivers from Mich. The N shoreline is irregular, with many bays and inlets; the largest are Georgian Bay and North Channel, which indent the Ont. shore and are nearly landlocked by Manitoulin Isl.
Huron is part of the Great Lakes–St. Lawrence Seaway system and is navigated by oceangoing and lake vessels that carry cargoes of iron ore, grain, coal, limestone, and other goods.
The principal lakeshore cities are Port Huron, Mich., and Sarnia, Ont., at the lake’s outlet; Owen Sound, Midland, and Parry Sound, Ont.; and Bay City, Alpena, and Cheboygan, Mich. The waters of the lake are relatively unpolluted; commercial and sport fishing is important, and several resorts are located along the lake shore.
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 Lake Michigan-Huron - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lake Michigan-Huron is a designation sometimes given to the body of water (part of the North American Great Lakes) customarily referred to as two separate lakes: Lake Michigan and Lake Huron.
If designated as a single entity, Lake Michigan-Huron would be the largest of the Great Lakes in terms of surface area, at 45,410 square miles, and would be the largest freshwater lake in the world.
Lake Superior still surpasses Lake Michigan-Huron in terms of overall water volume, containing nearly 3000 cubic miles (13,000 km³) of water, compared to Michigan-Huron's 2000 cubic miles (8,000 km³).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lake_Michigan-Huron   (229 words)

 Lake Huron - USA
Lake Huron is the third largest of the lakes by volume, with 850 cubic miles of water.
Lake Huron's waters are cold, clear and deep, the perfect environment for Salmon to thrive.
The Lake Huron basin is heavily forested, sparsely populated and scenically beautiful.
www.thefishinguide.com /lhuron_u.shtml   (380 words)

 Lake Huron - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Lake Huron's name comes from early French explorers who named it based on the Huron Indians inhabiting the region.
The surface of Lake Huron is 579 feet (176 metres) above sea level.
The lake's average depth is 195 feet (59 metres), while the maximum depth is 750 feet (230 metres).
www.southfield.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Lake_Huron   (323 words)

 Great Lakes: Lake Huron
Lake Huron is the third largest of the lakes by volume with 3,540 km3 (850 cubic miles) of water.
A precursor to the Lake Huron Binational Partnership, the Lake Huron Initiative (the “Initiative”) was a U.S.-led effort to compile existing data to assess the state of the Lake Huron basin and identify priorities for future efforts.
The Lake Huron Initiative Action Plan – 2002 was developed with extensive agency involvement and began discussions of issues of importance to Lake Huron, actions that need to be taken to protect and restore the Lake Huron ecosystem, and development of partnerships to begin undertaking efforts that could not be accomplished by individual agencies alone.
www.epa.gov /greatlakes/lakehuron   (348 words)

 Lake Huron Facts and Figures
Lake Huron is the second largest Great Lake by surface area and the fifth largest freshwater lake in the world.
Shipwrecks are scattered throughout the lake, with five bottomland preserves in Michigan and a national park in Ontario designated to protect the most historically significant ones.
The Lake Huron basin is heavily forested, sparsely populated, scenically beautiful, and economically dependent on its rich natural resources.
www.great-lakes.net /lakes/ref/huronfact.html   (267 words)

 Huron, Lake articles on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Huron, Lake HURON, LAKE [Huron, Lake] hyoor´änandamp;180;, 23,010 sq mi (59,596 sq km), 206 mi (332 km) long and 183 mi (295 km) at its greatest width, between Ont., Canada, and Mich.; second largest of the Great Lakes.
Huron HURON [Huron], confederation of four Native North American groups who spoke the Wyandot language, which belongs to the Iroquoian branch of the Hokan-Siouan linguistic stock (see Native American languages).
Georgian Bay GEORGIAN BAY [Georgian Bay] large northeastern extension of Lake Huron, S Ont., Canada, separated from Lake Huron by Manitoulin Island and by the Bruce Peninsula; Lucas Channel is its chief connection with Lake Huron.
www.encyclopedia.com /articles/06164.html   (422 words)

 Kings in exile: Salmon vacate Lake Huron for Lake Michigan
Lake Huron charter captains, meanwhile, bemoan the loss and ponder their future.
State Department of Natural Resources studies show chinook salmon increasingly are leaving Huron's waters for Lake Michigan, most likely because of a decimated supply in Huron of their favorite food, the alewife, a small, silver-and-green herring.
Nutrients in the lake that once were utilized by phytoplankton and small freshwater crustaceans are now trapped inside zebra mussels and their lesser-known but perhaps more disruptive relative, quagga mussels, Johnson said.
www.record-eagle.com /2005/mar/27salmon.htm   (1191 words)

 Huron, Lake. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Centrally located between the upper and lower Great Lakes, Lake Huron receives the waters of Lake Superior through the St. Marys River and those of Lake Michigan through the Straits of Mackinac; it drains into Lake Erie through the St. Clair River–Lake St. Clair–Detroit River system.
Lake Huron is part of the Great Lakes–St. Lawrence Seaway system and is navigated by oceangoing and lake vessels that carry cargoes of iron ore, grain, coal, and limestone.
Georgian Bay, an arm of the lake, is a popular resort area, and recreational facilities are provided at Georgian Bay Islands National Park (Canada), on the islands in Mackinac Strait, and at numerous state and provincial parks along the lake’s scenic shores.
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 Chapter 10. Lake Huron
The depth of water in St. Marys River, St. Clair River, and Detroit River governs the draft of vessels navigating Lake Huron to and from Lake Superior and Erie.
This effect is more pronounced in bays and at the extremities of the lake, where the impelled water is concentrated in a small space by converging shores, especially if coupled with a gradually sloaping inshore bottom which even further reduces the flow of the lower return currents.
For example, the strongest measured wind on Lake Huron's open waters occurred in August 1965 and was measured at 95 knots from NWN.
www.boatnerd.com /facts-figures/huroncp.htm   (2318 words)

 Chinook leaving Lake Huron for Lake Michigan, experts say   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Meanwhile, in Lake Huron, the population of king salmon has declined, leading some experts to believe the fish have migrated into Lake Michigan.
Though state fishing experts are unsure of the exact number of fish that are migrating, experts along the Lake Huron shore do know that the lake's salmon population is moving.
Lake Huron is a deeper and colder than Lake Michigan, which means it cannot support as large a population of alewives.
www.cns.jrn.msu.edu /articles/2004_1217/SALMON.HTML   (563 words)

 GLF-H   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Lake Huron is the second largest of the Great Lakes and has the longest shoreline.
It lies east of Lake Superior and Lake Michigan and follows along the state of Michigan's eastern shore.
Lake Huron is connected to Lake Michigan at the Straits of Mackinac and to Lake Superior at the St. Mary's River.
www.grc.nasa.gov /WWW/K-12/Summer_Training/LincolnParkES/GLF-H.html   (125 words)

 Coastal: Water Levels on Lake Huron
Long-term changes in the level of the lake is the difference between the amount of water coming into the lake and the amount going out.
Looking at the hydrograph for Lake Huron (between the years 1918 and 2002), you can see where high levels were recorded 1918, in the early 1930’s, early 1950’s, sustained high levels from the 1970’s to the record high levels of 1985-86, and in 1997.
For people living along the shores of Lake Huron, it is important to understand that shorelines are dynamic, and that change is a normal part of living with the Great Lakes.
www.lakehuron.on.ca /coastal/water-levels.asp   (561 words)

The Huron Confederacy was the first of the great Iroquian confederations in the region, and as such, probably the inspiration for the later formation of the Iroquois League.
Unique to the Huron was the "Feast of the Dead." Held every 10-12 years, the remains of all who had died since the last ceremony were disinterred and re-buried in communal burial pit.
To the west, in the hills near the southeast end of Lake Huron, were the Tionontati, and southwest between Detroit and Niagara Falls were the Neutrals, another large confederacy so called because they remained neutral in the wars between the Huron and Iroquois.
www.tolatsga.org /hur.html   (12307 words)

 Lake Huron Sea Kayaking | Lake Huron Sea Kayak Tours
A paddler’s paradise of sheltered bays, forested islands, and limestone-studded shorelines in northern Lake Huron.
This venerable resort area in northern Lake Huron boasts a maze of forested islands, sheltered channels, and limestone-girded coves that are ideal for exploration by kayak.
Lake Huron, the second largest of the Great Lakes, has an interesting maritime history, which includes 40 percent of all Great Lakes shipwrecks.
www.trails.com /activity.asp?area=11869   (640 words)

 Huron, Lake on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
HURON, LAKE [Huron, Lake] hyoor´änand180;, 23,010 sq mi (59,596 sq km), 206 mi (332 km) long and 183 mi (295 km) at its greatest width, between Ont., Canada, and Mich.; second largest of the Great Lakes.
Lake Huron is part of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway system and is navigated by oceangoing and lake vessels that carry cargoes of iron ore, grain, coal, and limestone.
Invaded waters; Foreign mussels threaten a native living; Generations of tribal fishermen have chased whitefish in northern Lake Michigan and Lake Huron for decades.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/H/Huron-L1a.asp   (528 words)

 Loons on Lake Huron
But it is with another sound--a long cry in the still of the night--that the loon authenticates the northern lake.
The cry is made with the neck stretched forward, and it is a sound that seems to have come up a tube from an unimaginably deep source--hardly from a floating bird.
He runs over the surface of the lake on his big feet and beats the water with his wings.
continuouswave.com /misc/loons.html   (815 words)

 Lake Huron region
Lake Huron is 247 miles long, 183 miles across, and 750 feet deep.
The oldest Lighthouse in Michigan, Fort Gratiot is at the Southern end near Port Huron.
Lake Huron also has approximately 1300 ship wrecks scattering her shores and depths.
www.midwestconnection.com /Lighthouses/HuronLH.htm   (101 words)

 The Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation
was founded in 1998 with the goals of protecting and restoring Lake Huron s coastal environment and promoting a healthy coastal ecosystem.
The Coastal Centre is a registered not-for-profit, charitable organization dedicated to the conservation of Lake Huron's natural shoreline environment.
The biological diversity of Lake Huron’s coast is being compromised by over-development, fragmentation of forest areas, the spread of alien invasive species, and damage to sensitive coastal environments.
lakehuron.on.ca   (422 words)

 Michigan Historical Marker: Lake Huron   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
This, the fifth largest lake in the world, was the first of the Great Lakes seen by white men.
Lake shipping has swelled immensely since the Griffin's solitary voyage in 1679.
Much of the shore is still as wild as when Huron Indians were the only traveler's on the lake.
www.michmarkers.com /Pages/S0119.htm   (80 words)

 Great Lakes Fishery Commission -- Lake Huron Committee
The Lake Huron Committee consists of senior staff members from Michigan DNR, Ontario MNR, and the Chippewa-Ottawa Treaty Fishery Management Authority.
For deliberations of this Committee, Lake Huron shall be considered to include all of Lake Huron from the compensating gates of Sault Ste.
The meeting shall be sufficiently in advance of the council of Lake Committees meeting and Annual Meeting of the Great Lakes Fishery commission to allow the preparation of material, reports, and recommendations for commission review and action at the Annual meeting.
www.glfc.org /lakecom/lhc/lhchome.php   (944 words)

 Lake Huron Retreat Center
Located on the shores of Lake Huron, 15 minutes north of Port Huron.
A place for walks along the lake, sitting quietly watching boats and freighters, listening to the wind.
Lake Huron Retreat Center is a place for programs on a wide variety of topics; spiritual growth and renewal, personal growth and therapy, planning and leadership development, theology and Christian living, music and the arts.
lakehuronretreat.org   (251 words)

 Lake Huron Charter Fishing Boats - choose by port for Michigan Walleye, Perch, Salmon and Trout Fishing Charters
Sportfishing the waters of Lake Huron in Alpena, Michigan and the beautiful Thunder Bay for Brown trout, Chinook salmon, Lake trout and walleye.
Bob is a life long resident of the area and has over 17 years fishing Saginaw Bay and Lake Huron and has become very successful in his charters and tournament fishing.
The Yippie-Ki-A is a 26' Searay Amberjack with a 10' beam.
www.miwalleye.com /charters.html   (910 words)

 Welcome to Lake Technology
The Lake Mesa Quad EQ™ is the ultimate tool for front end loudspeaker system processing, and high-resolution equalization for recording, mastering and broadcast use.
The Lake Mesa Filter offers asymmetrical filtering, with the ability to separate the sides of a parametric section, change center frequencies and adjust slopes independently.
The Lake SmaartLive™ Controller provides an interface between the Lake Controller and SmaartLive™, the professional audio industry standard for real-time sound system measurement, optimization, and control.
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 Lake huron - Bayfield Ontario Lakefront Cottage Rental - Tamarack on Lake Huron
Lake Huron Regions This is a cooperative project between the NOAA CoastWatch Great Lakes Regional Node located at the NOAA
Lake Huron is the third largest of the lakes by volume with 3540 km3 (850 In 2004, the new Lake Huron Binational Partnership released the Lake Huron
Tamarack rental cottage in Bayfield Ontario on the lakefront waters of Lake Huron with sandy beach front and beautiful sunsets.
lake-huron.surferfind.com   (197 words)

 Lake Huron Michigan boating, marina, ports and fishing
It receives the waters of Lake Superior through the St. Marys R. and of Lake Michigan through the Straits of Mackinac, and it drains S into Lake Erie through the St. Clair River.
With full-color aerials and charts for every harbor on the lake, these guides are an indispensable fount of information.
You'll be privy to the latest word on marinas, restaurants, attractions, activities and important boater amenities in each port--all presented in an attractive, well-organized design.
boatingontheweb.com /lake_huron.htm   (209 words)

 Lake Huron   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Lake Huron is the 3rd largest Great Lake.
There is about 3180 miles of shoreline or land that touches the edge of the lake.
The lake was named "Lac des Huron" or Lake of the Huron Indians.
www.msu.edu /~trember1/lhuron.htm   (101 words)

 Lake Huron
Lake Huron is hydrologically inseparable from Lake Michigan, joined by the wide Straits of Mackinac.
The Huron lakeshore extends 3,827 miles, and is characterized by shallow, sandy beaches and the rocky shores of Georgian Bay.
This publication provides a summary of priority issues that the Lake Huron basin is facing, including habitat degradation, critical pollutants and harmful exotic species.
www.great-lakes.net /lakes/huron.html   (777 words)

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