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The Great Lakes By Suzanne Gorham Jan. 28 th , 2005 Wed. 3:30 Jaime Jennings The Great Lakes Lake Superior Lake Michigan Lake Huron Lake Erie Lake Ontario Facts About Lake Superior The largest lake out of all five lakes. It is the deepest and coldest of the five lakes.

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The Great Lakes

By Suzanne Gorham

Jan. 28th, 2005

Wed. 3:30

Jaime Jennings


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The Great Lakes

  • Lake Superior

  • Lake Michigan

  • Lake Huron

  • Lake Erie

  • Lake Ontario


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Facts About Lake Superior

  • The largest lake out of all five lakes.

  • It is the deepest and coldest of the five lakes.

  • Little agriculture because of cool climate and poor soils.


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Facts About Lake Michigan

  • The second largest lake of the five lakes.

  • The only Great Lake entirely within the United States.

  • This region has a population of eight million people; or about one-fifth of the total population of the Great Lakes.


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Facts About Lake Huron

  • The third largest lake of the five lakes.

  • Many people own cottages along the sandy beaches and rocky shores.

  • It contains a very productive fishery.


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Facts About Lake Erie

  • The smallest lake in volume of the five lakes.

  • Fertile soils surround the lake, so the area is intensively farmed.

  • It is the shallowest of the five lakes, 62 feet.


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Facts About Lake Ontario

  • Slightly smaller in area compared to Lake Erie, it is much deeper (283 feet).

  • Major urban industrial centers located on its shore.

  • Less people which means there is less farming.


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What is the Great Lake that lies entirely within the United States?

  • Lake Superior

  • Lake Erie

  • Lake Huron

  • Lake Michigan


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TRY AGAIN! States?

Re-Read the information and try again!


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CORRECT ANSWER!!!! States?

  • GREAT JOB!

  • The only Great Lake that lies entirely within the United States is Lake Michigan!!


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BIOGRAPHY States?

My name is Suzanne Gorham and this is my Junior year of college. This is my second semester at Western and I went to KVCC for two years. I want to teach kindergarten and I love working with children. I am taking 16 credit hours this semester and I also work at the Olive Garden as a server. I really enjoy being with my family and I cannot wait to learn more about computers this semester!!

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