Factbites
 Where results make sense
About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   PR   |   Contact us  

Topic: Lower Peninsula of Michigan


Related Topics

In the News (Sat 15 Dec 18)

  
  Michigan - MSN Encarta
The Lower Peninsula is bounded on the east by Lakes Huron, Saint Clair, and Erie and by the Detroit and Saint Clair rivers, all of which separate the state from the Canadian province of Ontario.
This peninsula is bounded on the south by Ohio and Indiana, on the west by Lake Michigan, and on the north by Lakes Michigan and Huron and by the Straits of Mackinac.
The Upper Peninsula is bordered on the east by the Saint Marys River, on the south by the Straits of Mackinac and Lakes Huron and Michigan, on the west by Wisconsin, and on the north by Lake Superior.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761572168/Michigan.html   (1308 words)

  
 A Complete Bus Charter and Limo Rental Company for Michigan
Michigan is a Midwestern state of the United States, located in the east north central portion of the country.
The Lower Peninsula of Michigan, to which the name Michigan was originally applied, is sometimes dubbed "the mitten," owing to its shape.
The Upper Peninsula (U.P.) is separated from the Lower Peninsula by the Straits of Mackinac, a five-mile channel that joins Lake Huron to Lake Michigan.
buschartersmichigan.com   (157 words)

  
  Lower Peninsula of Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Michigan's lower peninsula is surrounded by water on all sides except its southern border, which it shares with Ohio and Indiana.
The lower peninsula is also known to Michiganders as "The Mitten", "Below the Bridge", and occasionally "The L.P." (in parallel with "the U.P." for the upper peninsula).
Michigan's lower peninsula can be divided into six main regions based on geological, soil, and vegetation differences; amount of urban areas or rural areas; minority populations; and agriculture: Northern Michigan, Central (or Mid-) Michigan, the Thumb, Western Michigan, Southern Michigan, and Southeast Michigan (Metro Detroit).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lower_Peninsula_of_Michigan   (286 words)

  
 Upper Peninsula of Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Upper Peninsula of Michigan is the northern of the two major land masses that comprise the U.S. state of Michigan.
It is separated from the Lower Peninsula by the Mackinac Straits, five miles across at the narrowest, and is connected to it only by the Mackinac Bridge.
Today, many residents of the western half of the Upper Peninsula still associate themselves with Wisconsin, largely because its universities and urban areas (particularly Green Bay) are much more accessible than those in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan (which, furthermore, are mostly clustered in the southern half of that peninsula).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Upper_Peninsula_of_Michigan   (1417 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Lower peninsula of Michigan
Southeast Michigan is a region in the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan that is home to a majority of the states residents, businesses, and industries.
The Leelanau Peninsula is an area of the U.S. state of Michigan that extends from the Lower Peninsula of Michigan into Lake Michigan.
The Copper Country is an area in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in the United States, consisting of Keweenaw, Houghton, Baraga and Ontonagon counties.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Lower-peninsula-of-Michigan   (3119 words)

  
 Lower Peninsula of Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Geographically, the lower peninsula has a recognizable shape that many people associate with a mitten.
Residents of the Lower Peninsula are also referred to as "Trolls" (because they live "below the bridge").
Michigan's lower peninsula can be divided into six main regions based on geological, soil, and vegetation differences; amount of urban vs. rural areas; minority populations; and agriculture: Northern Michigan, Central (or Mid-) Michigan, the Thumb, Western Michigan, Southern Michigan, and Southeast Michigan (Metro Detroit).
bonneylake.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Lower_Peninsula_of_Michigan   (317 words)

  
 World Almanac for Kids
In the E Lower Peninsula are the Au Sable, Saginaw, Cass, Saint Clair, and Detroit rivers, and in the Upper Peninsula are the Ontonagon, Menominee, Escanaba, and Manistique rivers.
Michigan’s highest court, the supreme court, is made up of seven judges popularly elected to 8-year terms; one of the judges is elected by the court to serve a 2-year term as chief justice.
The population swelled from 9000 in 1820 to 29,000 in 1830 and 212,000 in 1840.
www.worldalmanacforkids.com /explore/states/michigan.html   (4500 words)

  
 Lower Peninsula Of Michigan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Lower Peninsula of Michigan is also known as "The Mitten", "Below the Bridge", and "The L.P." (though much less frequently than the Upper Peninsula is referred to as "The U.P") by all Michiganders, and as "Detroit" by Michigan's Upper Peninsula residents.
Residents of the lower peninsula are also referred to as "Trolls" (referencing to the fact that all residents of the Lower Peninsula live below the Mackinac Bridge).
This has also led to the phenomenon of lower peninisula residents holding out their hand and pointing to a point on it when asked where they are from.
www.wikiverse.org /lower-peninsula-of-michigan   (348 words)

  
 Lower Peninsula of Michigan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Lower Peninsula of Michigan is also known as "The Mitten" the Bridge" and "The L.P." (though much frequently than the Upper Peninsula is referred as "The U.P") by all Michiganders and "Detroit" by Michigan's Upper Peninsula residents.
Michigan's lower peninsula can be fairly cleanly into two halves Northern Michigan and Southern based on geological soil and vegetation differences; of urban vs. rural areas; minority populations; agriculture.
Karst Geology of the Northeast Lower Peninsula, Michigan
www.freeglossary.com /Lower_Pennisula_of_Michigan   (336 words)

  
 Michigan Guide: List of Things to Do in Michigan, USA - Hotels in Michigan, Trips, Destinations and Reviews - ...
The Upper Peninsula (often referred to as The U.P.) is separated from the Lower Peninsula by the Straits of Mackinac, a five-mile (8 km) channel that joins Lake Huron to Lake Michigan.
Michigan's state universities are immune from control by the legislature, many aspects of the executive branch, and cities in which they are located; but they are not immune from the authority of the courts.
The Lower Peninsula, shaped like a mitten, is 277 miles (446 km) long from north to south and 195 miles (314 km) from east to west and occupies nearly two-thirds of the state's land area.
www.tripwiser.com /trip_destination-Michigan_USA?itiNodeId=8ad198fc0cbeb4e4010cc52fa9662276&eType=site   (5032 words)

  
 Upper Peninsula Of Michigan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Upper Peninsula of Michigan is also known as "The Upper Peninsula", "The U.P." (or "The UP"), and "Above the Bridge" by Michiganders, and is sometimes called "Northern Michigan" by non-Michiganders ("Northern Michigan" usually refers to the northern half of the Lower Peninsula, to Lower Peninsula residents).
The Upper Peninsula of Michigan is separated from the Lower Peninsula of Michigan by the Mackinac Straits, five miles across at its narrowest, and is connected to it only by the Mackinac Bridge.
The U.P. was not originally a part of Michigan Territory; it was given to the 30-year-old Michigan Territory in 1835 only a few years prior to statehood, as a settlement to end the Toledo War being fought between Michigan and Ohio over the city of Toledo.
www.wikiverse.org /upper-peninsula-of-michigan   (722 words)

  
 Introduction to Michigan - The United States of America
Michigan is quite unique among the states in that it is divided into two distint geographic sections, the Upper peninsula, and the Lower peninsula.
The Upper and Lower Peninsulas were connected in 1957 with the construction of Big Mac, the Mackinac Bridge.
The word Michigan originally referred to a clearing on the lower peninsula and was derived from the Chippewa Indian word "majigan" which means clearing.
www.netstate.com /states/intro/mi_intro.htm   (1061 words)

  
 Michigan Oil and Gas Fact Sheet
Michigan's natural resources are a great source of pride to its residents.
Michigan was the first state in the nation to establish a land trust fund specifically funded by revenues generated from the oil and gas industry.
This historic commitment to Michigan's natural resources was spearheaded by the Michigan Oil And Gas Association (MOGA), the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (MUCC) and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources in the 1970s, and has drawn high praise form environmental industry leaders across the nation.
www.wmich.edu /geology/corelab/Michigan_oil_gas_facts.htm   (1660 words)

  
 Lower Peninsula travel guide - Wikitravel
The Lower Peninsula is an area of Michigan, containing most of the state's population and the majority of its territory.
The Lower Peninsula ranges from a dense urban metropolis in the southeast to sparsely populated forest regions in the north.
It is separated from the Upper Peninsula by the Straits of Mackinac and adjoining waters of Lake Michigan and Lake Huron which stradle it ot the west and east, respectively.
wikitravel.org /en/Lower_Peninsula   (166 words)

  
 Lower Peninsula Experimental Forest - Northern Research Station - USDA Forest Service
In the Pine River Unit, the Wexford County portion of the Lower Peninsula, the average temperature in January (NOAA climate summary 1995) ranged from -12 to -4 °C; in July, it ranged from 13 to 26 °C. The average rainfall was 79 cm; snowfall was 180 cm.
The Pine River Unit of the Lower Peninsula is located in the northern highlands division of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan.
The Lower Peninsula was also the site of forest studies on streambank erosion and stabilization, groundwater quality in forests fertilized with sewage, and measurements of understory growth and chemical quality.
nrs.fs.fed.us /ef/locations/mi/lower-peninsula   (774 words)

  
 Lower Peninsula of Michigan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Residents of the Lower Peninsula are also referred to as "Trolls" (referencing to the fact that all residents of the Lower Peninsula live below a bridge).
This has also led to the phenomenon of Lower Peninisula residents holding out their hand and pointing to it when asked where they are from.
Southern Michigan, again, can be sub-divided into four main areas: Thumb Country, Southeastern Michigan, Mid-Michigan and West Michigan.
www.webstercc.com /encyclopedia/en/wikipedia/l/lo/lower_peninsula_of_michigan.html   (229 words)

  
 Michigan (Viget, a Grand Rapids wiki)
Michigan is the 26th state in the United States of America, having recieved her statehood on January 26, 1837.
Michigan is comprised of two peninsulas (the Lower Peninsula and the Upper Peninsula), and surrounded by four of the five Great Lakes: Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan, and Lake Superior.
The Lower Peninsula of Michigan is shaped like a mitten with the thumb on the East.
viget.org /Michigan   (167 words)

  
 Wes Boyd's Kayak Place: Places to Go: East Lower Peninsula Michigan Rivers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Michigan Interactive has a brief page on the Pigeon River with photos and links to photos and information on put-in points.
This is one of the few remaining brook streams in the Lower Peninsula.
Through it all, typical Michigan wildlife abounds, since most of the route is either in or adjacent to the Ogemaw State Forest.
www.kayakplace.com /places/pl-rivem.htm   (5502 words)

  
 Michigan Lower Peninsula Scenic Drives and Road Trips
This drive explores the coastline of the lower peninsula’s northeast shore.
This drive begins and ends just west of Tawas City, which is located on the eastern coast of the lower peninsula.
The northwest coast of the Lower Peninsula is sometimes referred to as the “Michigan Riviera.” Filled with million-dollar resorts...
www.allgetaways.com /region.asp?areaid=100909   (496 words)

  
 Michigan Upper Peninsula Webcams from WeatherMichigan.com
Welcome to our collection of webcams across Michigan.
If you know of a Michigan webcam image not listed on our site, please email us.
We solicit your criticisms as well, but please be constructive.
www.weathermichigan.com /miwxcamsUP_F.htm   (229 words)

  
 recharge
The estimates were made by analysis of streamflow data from 114 basins throughout the Lower Peninsula of Michigan.
Zoom on the Cheboygan watershed area of the recharge map for the Lower Peninsula of Michigan.
Zoom on the Southeast Michigan (Detroit) area of the recharge map for the Lower Peninsula of Michigan.
www-personal.umich.edu /~hoaglund/recharge.html   (333 words)

  
 The Foliage Network - Foliage Reports - Midwest United States
The best foliage viewing can be found in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan and Ohio.
In Ohio and the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, leaf drop is mostly moderate with high leaf drop in central Ohio.
In the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, State Route 20 from Route 31 to Route 131.
www.foliagenetwork.com /reports/midwest_us/archive/2002/report17_oct_30_2002_mw_us.php   (130 words)

  
 Michigan Lighthouses: Western Lower Peninsula
The U.S. state of Michigan comes in two parts: the Lower Peninsula (between Lakes Huron and Michigan) and the Upper Peninsula (between Lakes Michigan and Superior).
Michigan is the only state that supports lighthouse preservation with a program of annual grants from the state to local preservation groups.
The 2-1/2 story wood, hipped-roof keeper's house (1872), located at 91 Michigan Avenue onshore, was transferred to the city for preservation in 2000.
www.unc.edu /~rowlett/lighthouse/miwl.htm   (5364 words)

Try your search on: Qwika (all wikis)

Factbites
  About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   Press   |   Contact us  
Copyright © 2005-2007 www.factbites.com Usage implies agreement with terms.