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eBook Waterways to the Great Lakes (Great Lakes of North America) ePub

by Harry Beckett

  • ISBN: 0865935297
  • Category: Nature and Ecology
  • Subcategory: Math Science
  • Author: Harry Beckett
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Rourke Pub Group (August 1, 1999)
  • ePub book: 1560 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1422 kb
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  • Rating: 4.1
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Description

They also provide beautiful coasts and beaches, tourist towns and endless recreation opportunities. Here’s what you need to know about the continent’s most majestic bodies of water.

The Great Lakes (French: les Grands-Lacs), also called the Laurentian Great Lakes and the Great Lakes of North America, are a series of interconnected freshwater lakes primarily in the upper mid-east region of North America, on the Canada–United Stat.

They consist of Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario.

The Great Lakes Waterway is a system of natural channels and canals which enable navigation between the North .

The Great Lakes Waterway is a system of natural channels and canals which enable navigation between the North American Great Lakes. Its principal civil engineering works are the Welland Canal between Lakes Ontario and Erie, and the huge Soo Locks between Huron and Superior. The waterway allows passage from the Atlantic Ocean to the inland port of Duluth on Lake Superior, a distance of 2,340 miles (3,770 km) and to Chicago, on Lake Michigan, at 2,250 miles (3,620 km. .

Read by Harry Beckett. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Great Lakes of North America. Covers several science curriculum objectives: physical characteristics of land forms, bodies of water, and features of lakes.

The Great Lakes (sometimes, Laurentian Great Lakes) are a collection of freshwater lakes located in northeastern North . The lakes form a chain connecting the east-central interior of North America to the Atlantic Ocean.

The lakes form a chain connecting the east-central interior of North America to the Atlantic Ocean. From the interior to the outlet at the Saint Lawrence River, water flows from Superior to Huron and Michigan, southward to Erie, and finally northward to Lake Ontario.

From School Library Journal. Gr 3-5-The Great Lakes of North America and contributing waterways have played a major role in the history of the United States, and this set is dedicated specifically to this fascinating area of our country. Each title looks at the history, geography, industry, and the mysteries surrounding one of the lakes. Waterways includes a discussion of how the Great Lakes were formed, the fur trade, the lock system, and major environmental issues affecting the delicate ecosystem surrounding the waterways. The illustrated maps, graphs, and full-color photographs enhance the.

This book details the growth of the European Fur trade in North America and how it drew the Native Americans who lived in the Great Lakes region, notably the Huron, Dakota, Sauk and Fox, Miami and Shawnee tribes into the colonial European Wars

This book details the growth of the European Fur trade in North America and how it drew the Native Americans who lived in the Great Lakes region, notably the Huron, Dakota, Sauk and Fox, Miami and Shawnee tribes into the colonial European Wars. During the French and Indian War, the American Revolution, and the War of 1812, these tribes took sides and became important allies of the warring nations. However, slowly the Indians were pushed westward by the encroachment of more settlers.

A comprehensive overview of the Great Lakes of North America, which includes some of the largest freshwater lakes . Today, 200 million tons a year are transported using this waterway.

A comprehensive overview of the Great Lakes of North America, which includes some of the largest freshwater lakes in the world. Major cargoes include iron ore (and other mine products), iron and steel, agriculture, and manufactured goods. The Great Lakes Basin also is home to 25%, and 7% of Canadian and . agricultural production, respectively. Cargo ships are aided by the system of canals and locks built on and between the lakes and rivers of the Great Lakes Basin. The two major sets of locks and canals are

Lake Nipigon lies to the north of Superior, the largest of the individually counted lakes. Superior has two distinct basins divided by a peninsula

Lake Nipigon lies to the north of Superior, the largest of the individually counted lakes. Superior has two distinct basins divided by a peninsula. Lake Huron is next, shaped like some sort of deformed turtle or a beaver with a big tail. Twelve interconnected basins in the southern half of the Canadian Shield. Lake Nipigon lies to the north of Superior, the largest of the individually counted lakes.

Describes the history, climate, wildlife, and different bodies of water of the Saint Lawrence-Great Lake Waterway.