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By Janet Piehl

Are you aware the place to discover the worlds greatest freshwater lake? Or which lake has greater than thirty thousand islands? prepare to discover the good Lakes! humans depend upon the lakes for nutrients, enjoyable, and transportation. simply how have been the good Lakes shaped? And what difficulties do the lakes face? learn this e-book to determine! For age 6 and up.

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It is the world’s largest island in freshwater. • The Great Lakes do not usually freeze in winter. Only Lake Erie, the shallowest Great Lake, often freezes all the way across. • Lake Superior is so big that it holds more water than all the other Great Lakes combined. It is one of the largest lakes in the world. • The Great Lakes area is home to millions of people. One in four Canadians lives near the Great Lakes. One in ten people in the United States lives near the Great Lakes. 29 Glossary bay: a section of a lake that is partly surrounded by land canal: a waterway built by people.

18; © Kevin Cullimore/Dorling Kindersley/Getty Images, p. €20; Charles Lanman, Minnesota Historical Society, p. 21; © Bridgeman Art Library, London/SuperStock, p. 22; Library of Congress, p. 23 (LC-DIG-pga-00664); © Alfred Eisenstaedt/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images, p. 24; AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, p. 25; ©Â€Laura Westlund/Independent Picture Service, p. 28; © Ethan Meleg/All Canada Photos/Getty Images, p. 30. Front Cover: © Terry Donnelly/The Image Bank/Getty Images. 32 This Page Left Blank Intentionally Do you know where to find the world’s largest freshwater lake?

Minneapolis: Lerner Publications Company, 2008. 31 31 Index bay, 10 Canada, 6, 25 canals, 8 Lake Michigan, 4, 11, 16–17, 29 Lake Ontario, 5, 13, 29 Lake Superior, 4, 9, 21, 29 deer, 18 Native Americans, 20–22 freshwater, 7–8, 29 Saint Lawrence River, 13 Samuel de Champlain, 22 sand dunes, 16–17 Straits of Mackinac, 11 glaciers, 14–15 Lake Erie, 5, 12, 24–25, 29 Lake Huron, 5, 10–11, 22, 26, 29 United States, 6, 25, 29 Photo Acknowledgments The images in this book are used with the permission of: © Stocktrek Images/Getty Images, pp.

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