What is Great Lakes ?

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The Great Lakes are a collection of freshwater lakes located in northeastern North America, on the Canada – United States border. Consisting of Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario, they form the largest group of freshwater lakes on Earth by total surface, coming in second by volume behind Baikal in Russia.[1][2] The total surface is 208,610 km2 (80,545 sq mi), and the total volume is 22,560 km3 (5,412 cu mi) The lakes are sometimes referred to as the North Coast or “Third Coast” by some citizens of the United States. The Great Lakes hold 21% of the world’s surface fresh water.[3]

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Great Lakes

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The Great Lakes is the largest expanse of freshwater in the world with a unique and diverse landscape. This region which is the size of continental Europe includes the U.S. states of Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. (Indiana and Pensylvania are no longer members of the association)

Great Fun & Festivals
No matter what your interests are you can do it in the Great Lakes: outdoor sports of all kinds, including canoeing, golfing, mountain biking, hiking, dog sledding, fishing, swimming, sailing, skiing and snowmobiling. For those who like less physical pursuits you can shop, attend blues and jazz festivals, watch the best of autoracing, sunbathe, watch the sunsets, stay in a charming bed and breakfast or a stylish resort, sightsee in the vibrant cities or meet new friends in the many small towns throughout the region.

Come and experience the vast array of activities in the Great Lakes of North America!

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EXCITING & CAPTIVATING GREAT LAKES

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Our planet has many of the amazing things including beautiful mountain peaks, deserts, green areas, seas, oceans and lakes. These are just some of the thing that I have counted and in actual there are many exotic locations in the world too. In this article we will mention about some of the most beautiful lakes in the world.
These lakes are a centre of attraction of many tourists who come to specially visit them. They cherish the breath taking view of the flowing water and when they go back they take a lot of memories with them.
Tahoe Lake
It is located in North America. It is said to be one of the lakes which are oldest in this world. It is not a small lake but in fact it extends all up to 21 miles. The water has a beautiful bluish green color which is evident of the fact that the lake is one of the cleanest lakes in the world. It has not been polluted with any waste that could have affected its natural beauty. Moreover when tourists visit the lake they notice that the color of the water of the lake appears different in different times of the day.
Lake Garda
It is located in Italy. Everyone knows that Italy is a beautiful city so obviously when one plans to visit it in their vacations they should not miss out visiting the lake at any cost. The lake is situated in the modern area of the country. It is covered in all greenery and attracts many tourists. The government takes regular steps to maintain the beauty of the lake.
So this was some information on some of the great lakes in the world. Anyone who loves nature would not hesitate in exploring these naturally beautiful sites that exist for us to explore.

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Region of great lakes

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World’s biggest collection of fresh water in the form of lakes is present on the border of Canada and United States. This is the biggest collection of fresh water which contains 21% of fresh water on earth in the form of lakes. It consists of the water of five lakes situated in Canada and America. The five lakes are Lake Superior, Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan and Lake Ontario. The four lakes are at the border of both the countries but Lake Michigan is completely in Michigan city of the United States of America.
Huge trade is done in this area. The fishing and presence of unique species are one of the specialties of these lakes. According to historical view, these lakes are formed in result of melting glaciers and providing fresh water which covered the piece of land.
There are a number of cities associated with these lakes. Some of the great lake cities are located in Canada while others are in America as these lakes join the border of Canada and USA. Some of the cities are in Ontario, Kingston, Thunder Bay, London, Toronto, in Canada and New York, Ohio, Wisconsin, Erie, Michigan and Chicago in America. Many other great lake cities are also exists but these are some popular ones.
Basically, great lakes are consisting on a large area. It is based on a vast region which has many entry points. Tourists come from different countries of the world and everyone has his own point of entry to great lakes according to his own planned tour. No matter whichever is the point of entry, one must enjoy the magnificent beauty of the greatest fresh water lakes of the world. It is not less than a wonder, those five different lakes which already made up of smaller lakes; shape a beauty of nature in the form of the great lake.

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Mother of five lakes

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Five beautiful lakes of America and Canada altogether form a magnificent masterpiece of nature, the great lake. It is known as the largest fresh water lake in the whole world. The five sources of this masterpiece are Lake Superior, Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan and Lake Ontario. They shape the biggest group of fresh water lake globally.
These lakes are at the border of America and Canada except Lake Michigan. This is the only lake which is entirely in America. The great lakes were result of ice thinning procedure 10,000 years ago and the glaciers filled the land with melted water.
The great lakes are the main source of trade in this area. Not only it is used for trade, it contains aquatic species of large numbers and some species are unique. The unique species were discovered because of trade by these lakes. This lake is also a large source of fishing for both the states. In early days, the European was surprised to see the variety of species in it. But over fishing results the decrease in presence of many species.
It would not be wrong to say that the great lake is the mother of all lakes. There are thousand os islands in these five lakes and there are many small lakes in all those islands. The largest Island in them is Manitoulin Island which is situated in Lake Huron.
The beauty of this lake attracts a large number of tourists to this area yearly. Native do they recreational activities in this lake. Because of these things Tourism is the one of the biggest industry in this region.
Along with the magnificence aspect of the lake, the trade, tourism, presence of unique species and recreational aspect make this area attractive, worthy and valuable to all the natives and the tourists.

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The Great Lake Cities of America and Canada

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The Great Lake Cities are the places many people say you have to visit at least once in your lifetime. These cities are located between the North American and Canadian borders. The Great Lakes include Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie and Ontario and are important part of North America and Canada’s culture and heritage. Lake Eris is the smallest lake by volume, while lake Superior is the biggest and coldest. Lake Michigan is the only Great Lake entirely inside the boundaries of the United States.Toledo, Toronto, and Chicago are all located on the Great Lakes. The Great Lake cities span over 750 miles from west to east. In fact, they are officially the largest surface freshwater system on the planet. These fresh waters are majorly important in America and Canada as they provide water for consumption, power and transportation among many other things. Many American and Canadian families spend at least a couple of summer holidays here. Due to the popularity of the great late cities, the economic growth of these areas is very steady. The fishing and boating businesses are very active throughout the year and bring in a sustainable amount of income each year.

The Great Lake Cities attract a huge volume of tourism a year. There are not only water activities to take part in on the Great Lakes. Other outdoor sports are held in these areas, for example golfing, mountain biking, snowmobiling, climbing, sightseeing and skiing. There are also a lot of yearly events and music festivals held at the lakes, which cater for a wide variety of peoples interests. Due to the vast variety of activities to take part in and different areas to visit, these Great lake cities are one of the most popular places for people to visit on vacations in the United States or Canada.

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