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. Lake Superior is the most northerly and most westerly of the Great Lakes chain, and the highest in elevation, draining into Lake Huron via St. Mary's River.
- 483 ft (147 m)
- 2,900 cu mi (12,000 km³)
- 1,333 ft (406 m)
- North America
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).
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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.
The Saint Louis River (abbreviated St. Louis River) is a river in the U.S. states of Minnesota and Wisconsin that flows into Lake Superior.The largest U.S. river to flow into the lake, it is 192 miles (309 km) in length and starts 13 miles (21 km) east of Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota.
Places. Superior (proposed U.S. state), an unsuccessful proposal for the upper peninsula of Michigan to form a separate state Lake Superior, the largest of the North American Great Lakes, Canada, United States
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.
Since the 19th century, there have been several losses in both the Minnesota (north shore) and the Wisconsin (south shore) portion of western Lake Superior. Out of the known shipwrecks in the region, 25 of them are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This list includes both shipwrecks in Lake Superior and the Saint Louis River.