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The Lake Superior Country in History and in Story

by Guy Burnham

  • 276 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Paradigm Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • History,
  • Mining,
  • United States - State & Local,
  • History / United States / State & Local,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8713518M
    ISBN 101889924008
    ISBN 109781889924007

      The night an Air Force jet mysteriously disappeared over Lake Superior—Novem —was a stormy one. Near the U.S.-Canadian border, U.S. Air Defense Command noticed a blip on the radar. Minnesota's Lake Superior Shipwrecks History of Minnesota's Lake Superior Exploration and Fur Trade () The pre-contact history of the Lake Superior is poorly understood in Minnesota due to a scarcity of known archaeological sites.

    Asaph Whittlesey ( – Decem ) was the first Wisconsin state legislator from the Lake Superior region. In , he settled the city of Ashland, Wisconsin. Early years of Ashland. In , Asaph left La Pointe in a rowboat, along with his companion. Copper Island is a local name given to the northern part of the Keweenaw Peninsula (projecting northeastward into Lake Superior at the western end of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, United States of America), separated from the rest of the Keweenaw Peninsula by Portage Lake and the Keweenaw nates: 47°19′18″N 88°14′25″W / .

    Lake Superior is aptly named. As Craig Blacklock notes in his book Lake Superior Images, "To comprehend Superior be must change our concept of what a lake is."Impressed visitors often remark after seeing the lake for the first time, "It's like the ocean--except with fresh water.".   - Lake Superior is the world's largest fresh water lake by surface area, and is more like a sea than a lake. Learn more facts a.


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The captivating history of the world’s largest freshwater lake. This classic history of Lake Superior, from the earliest explorations to the explosion of industry on its shores, takes the The Lake Superior Country in History and in Story book on a tour from Duluth to Isle Royale, from Thunder Bay to Sault Ste.

Marie, from Pictured Rocks to the Apostle Islands. Portals to the Past: A Bibliographical and Resource Guide to The Lake Superior Country in History and in Story.

Ashland, Wisc.: The Ashland Daily Press, Portals to the Past: A Bibliographical and Resource Guide to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Lake Superior Mysteries. Mysteries set in the Upper Peninsula or Northern Minnesota.

May include characters from the Objibwe nation. Heroes are current or ex-police. Lake Superior Journal: On a Mission, When Ice Pushes, the Coast Guard Pushes Back.

This excerpt from an old Navy manual came to mind as I sought “permission to come aboard” across the gangplank of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw, docked just above the locks at Sault Ste.

Marie, Michigan, on a brisk mid-March day. There are many historical references to the Lake Superior Dragon. The references and stories we're sharing with you were sent to us from Ellen Van Laar, who resides on the shores of Lake Superior at Old Mamainse Harbour.

Ellen runs a small retreat center called Arts and loves to guide and shuttle, and tell stories about the area. The author lived for several years along Lake Superior, and his books unfold in the small towns and towering forests of the area. This story is a Minnesota mystery down to the last detail: It Author: Tracy Mumford.

“ Daughters of the Lake is gothic to its core, a story of ghostly revenge, of wronged parties setting history right.” —Star Tribune “ Daughters of the Lake provides an immersive reading experience to those who love ghostly mysteries, time travel, and lovely descriptions.” —New York Journal of Books “ Daughters /5(K).

Written by a geology professor and an expert in Native American history (also a Native American himself), it weaves together the stories of the geology and the geological changes in the Great Lakes area over the past ten-thousand years /5(7).

Brule and Grenoble are the first whites to see Lake Superior. Lake Superior, and its connection to Lake Huron, is first shown on a published map.

Two Jesuit missionaries visit the falls between Huron and Superior and give the area a new name: Sault de Ste. Marie. Lake Superior's deep blue tranquillity, shimmering on a peaceful sunny day, can be alluring--and deceiving.

Sometimes it seems, as John's father, Chester, joked while paddling through glassy waters off the Apostle Islands, that "this lake is a pussycat!" But the "pussycat" image that came to our minds was Mishi-Peshu, the great underwater lynx-like creature of Ojibway lore.

THE LAKE was one such book. I picked this one up on a whim and I am glad I did. Layla and Will, Luke and Claire and the other characters have all made a home in my imaginiation.

This book was one that sucked me in within the first few pages and I had a hard time putting it down/5. Told through the eyes of an year-old boy named Reuben, it is the story of the Land family, who travel across North Dakota in the s in search of Reuben’s brother. “The book was a balm.

The most comprehensive book on the Lake Superior ecosystem to date, Lake Superior: Story and Spirit reflects not only the beauty but also the interdependent and cooperative creativity of the natural world. The Mahans have detailed the life and spirit of an immense, interconnected, complex and vital ecosystem.

The McKellar story: McKellar pioneers in Lake Superior's mineral country, to Author: E. Marion Henderson: Publisher: McKellar Story Publication Committee, Original from: the University of Wisconsin - Madison: Digitized: Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

In one lake alone, 10% of that water is in Lake Superior alone. And the Science Friday Book Club is reading all about the lakes this month, looking at Dan Egan’s book, The Death and Life of the Great Lakes.

Book club czar Christie Taylor is back to take us on a tour of what it’s like to depend on the lake for your drinking : Charles Bergquist. SS Edmund Fitzgerald was an American Great Lakes freighter that sank in a Lake Superior storm on Novemwith the loss of the entire crew of When launched on June 7,she was the largest ship on North America's Great Lakes, and she remains the largest to have sunk there.

For 17 years, Edmund Fitzgerald carried taconite iron ore from mines near Length: ft ( m) overall, ft (. 20 incredible facts about the mighty Lake Superior. The land around Lake Superior is rich with minerals and gemstones and has long attracted mining operations.

It has been mined for copper, iron, silver, agates, amethyst, and more. There was even a small gold rush along the Michigan shores in the late s.Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features freight French Grand harbor head improvement increased Indians interest iron island John July June Lake Erie Lake Huron Lake Michigan Lake Ontario Lake Superior land latter Lawrence length light lighthouse lives loss lost marine miles mouth.Lake Superior, the largest of the Great Lakes of North America, is also the world's largest freshwater lake by surface area, and the third largest freshwater lake by is shared by the Canadian province of Ontario to the north, the U.S.

state of Minnesota to the west, and Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to the south. The farthest north and west of Location: North America.