- From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Lake Superior Agate from the Lake Superior region in Northern Minnesota. The Lake Superior agate is a type of agate stained by iron and found on the shores of Lake Superior. Its wide distribution and iron-rich bands of color reflect the gemstone's geologic history in Minnesota.
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Lake Superior is the largest of the Great Lakes of North America, the world's largest freshwater lake by surface area, and the third-largest freshwater lake by volume. It is shared by Ontario to the north, Minnesota to the west, and Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to the south.
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- 2,900 cu mi (12,000 km³)
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Lake Superior is a lake in Canada and the United States. The Ojibwe Native Americans call it Gitchigume. Lake Superior is in between Ontario and Minnesota to the north and Wisconsin and Michigan in the south, and is the largest of North America's Great Lakes. It is the world's third largest lake, and the world's largest freshwater lake (by area).
Pages in category "Lake Superior" The following 30 pages are in this category, out of 30 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().
The Lake Superior Chippewa (Anishinaabe: Gichigamiwininiwag) are a large number of Ojibwe (Anishinaabe) bands living around Lake Superior; this territory is considered part of northern Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota in the United States.
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Lake Superior and Ishpeming Railroad No. 18 is a preserved class SC-4 2-8-0 “Consolidation” type Steam locomotive. It was built by the American Locomotive Company in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania for the Lake Superior and Ishpeming Railroad in 1910 as engine No. 11. It was renumbered 18 in 1924.
The largest freshwater lake by area is Lake Superior (82,414 km²), part of the Great Lakes. The longest freshwater lake is Lake Tanganyika, with a length of about 660 km. Lake Baikal is the second longest (about 630 km from tip to tip). The deepest lake is Lake Baikal in Siberia, with a bottom at 1,637 m (5,371 ft).