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    Have you ever been to lake michigan? Well it will feel like it after this experience. I’m going to tell you how much money you need to go there for 3 days, but only one person. You're going to learn about, Natural Resource Environmental impact: consequences short and long term, and Geographical Feature Information, historical and diverse uniqueness of this feature what it is, location. There is a ton of stuff to do there. Like for one you can go on boat rides and other stuff like that. . So come with me. To lake michigan in chicago. First, Geographical Feature Information: what it is, location, historical and diverse uniqueness of this feature. Lake Michigan, Superior, Huron, Ontario, and lake Erie all make up the largest body of freshwater on Earth. Acroding to livescience.com, the area of all the Great Lakes is 95,160 square miles. THATS HUGE!! The lakes are on the U.S. and Canada borders. Touching Ontario in Canada and Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York in the United States.…

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    It was a little after nine when we finally got into the city, and we were all sure there was place we had to go. The others had talked about how much they had wanted to Navy Pier before we even left; even the two other people from Chicago want to go. No matter how much they wanted to go, I couldn’t get myself to want to go as much as they did. The thing is that Navy Pier is one of the most touristy places in the whole city, which means that it’s always filled to the brim with people, and I’m not…

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    Do you listen to your parents? Most teens don 't follow their parents directions, teens think parents don 't know what they 're talking about or they 're not “fun”, so they do whatever they want. That 's what I did and it didn 't end well. It was 4 years ago on a hot summer day. I was outside playing basketball with my little brother when my grandpa came outside and asked me, “Do you want to go to the lake?” I replied, “Sure, but I can 't swim that good.” He exclaimed, “You can wear…

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    Do you know that there is another mysterious triangle exists in the United States as well? The triangle that I’m speaking of is the third largest Great Lakes in the world and the only Great Lake located in the United States, “Lake Michigan Triangle.” Like the well-known Bermuda Triangle, Lake Michigan is also a place where many ships and planes mysteriously disappeared without any trace. The triangle is believed to run from Ludington south to Benton Harbor, went across the lake to Manitowoc,…

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    Glistening on Lake Michigan, the sun peeked from behind the clouds. I rolled up the bottom of my jeans, to just below my knees, and slid my ivory ankles and feet into the lake. I let the wind play with my hair and tie the bleach-blonde ends into little knots--the ones that were always tough to untangle. How long am I going to be sitting here? My palms pushed through the baked, thirsty sand, leading my fingers to do the same. What could he be doing up there? At that moment all I had known was…

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    Bighead Carp

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    In 1980, after some devastating rainfall and sub sequential flooding, the carp found their way into the rivers and streams. The Asian carp have found a way to move up both the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers by eating the plankton and plant life. These carp reproduce at a rapid rate further compounding the problem (Nelson). The largest fear at the time was that the carp would swim far enough north and make it into the waters of the Great Lakes. In 2002 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers turned on…

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    Red Tide Research Paper

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    The Red Tide Kyle X. Singleton 10/11/2015 GEOS101 Jennifer Lundberg From being a small child in Chicago, to now being an adult, I have traveled to quite a few different places and now even live on a different coast. During these travels, I’ve seen a number of different waters in the places I’ve lived and even more with me being in the Navy. I honestly thought that Lake Michigan was pretty clean growing up with the exception of the seaweed and litter floating around. While at…

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    Industrial Pollution in the Great Lakes Pollution within the Great Lakes region has been an issue since before the 1970s, when pollution in this area caused concern, resulting in the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement between Canada and the United States. This was in place to improve water quality of the Great Lakes region. However, we are still struggling with pollution in the Great Lakes- and all over the world. As countries develop, they become more industrial to meet high market demands of…

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    Great Lakes are a series of interconnected freshwater lakes located in northeastern North America, on the Canada–United States border, which connect to the Atlantic Ocean through the Saint Lawrence River. Consisting of Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario, they form the largest group of freshwater lakes on Earth, containing 21% of the world's surface fresh water by volume. The total surface is, and the total volume is . Due to their sea-like characteristics the five Great Lakes…

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    Policy and Background The water crisis in Flint, Michigan has made national headlines throughout the country. Many citizens first heard of the ordeal in late 2015. However, the process began in March of 2013 when the Flint City Council voted to switch water service from the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department to the Karegnondi Water Authority (Ridley, 2016). The Karegnondi Water Authority was building a new pipe to Lake Huron slated to be completed in 2016 and the City of Flint was eager to…

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