Lake Huron

Lake Huron (French: Lac Huron) is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. Hydrologically, it comprises the easterly portion of Lake Michigan–Huron, having the same surface elevation as its westerly counterpart, to which it is connected by the wide Straits of Mackinac. It is bounded on the east by the Canadian province of Ontario and on the west by the state of Michigan in the United States. The name of the lake is derived from early French explorers who named it for the Huron people inhabiting the region. The huronian glaciation was named due to evidence collected from Lake Huron region.

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M-25 (Michigan Highway) - Route Description - North To Port Austin
... with Business Loop I-69/Business Loop I-94 (BL I-69/BL I-94) in Port Huron ... M-25 is part of the Lake Huron Circle Tour for its entire length. 24th Avenue to Lakeshore Road then runs parallel to the Lake Huron shoreline ...
M-134 (Michigan Highway) - Route Description
... Martin Bay of Lake Huron ... As the highway runs eastward, it carries the Lake Huron Circle Tour over the Pine River on Huron Shore Drive ... There Huron Shore Drive continues eastward to Cedarville where the highway meets the south end of M-129 north of Marquette Island ...
List Of Victims Of The 1913 Great Lakes Storm - Storm - November 9
... By noon on Sunday, weather conditions on lower Lake Huron were close to normal for a November gale ... The low pressure area that had moved across Lake Superior was moving northeast, away from the lakes ... Along southeastern Lake Erie, near the city of Erie, Pennsylvania, a southern low-pressure area was moving toward the lake ...
Lake Huron - Ecology
... Lake Huron has a lake retention time of 22 years ... Like all of the Great Lakes, the ecology of Lake Huron has undergone drastic changes in the last century ... The lake originally supported a native deepwater fish community dominated by lake trout, which fed on a number of deepwater ciscos as well as sculpins and ...

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