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Dennis O'Hara

Picturing the Big Lake: Photographing Snowflakes

Photographer Dennis O'Hara provides us with insights and tips for taking pictures of snow crystals. Read more

Dec 3, 2012 9:03 AM Superior Notes

Lake Superior Journal: Superior Blues

Amy Schwartz

Despite their resemblance to igneous rocks, the blue rocks we sought were not formed in the magmatic bowels of the earth, but rather in fires lit and stoked by men. In the late 1800s, several iron-smelting furnaces operated along that beach. Read more

Lake Superior

Lake Superior is the world's largest freshwater lake by surface area – 31,700 square miles (82,100 square kilometres) – and holds 10 percent of the world's surface fresh water. Read more

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Lake Superior Journal: Superior Blues

Amy Schwartz

Despite their resemblance to igneous rocks, the blue rocks we sought were not formed in the magmatic bowels of the earth, but rather in fires lit and stoked by men. In the late 1800s, several iron-smelting furnaces operated along that beach. Read more

Lake Superior

During the Lake Superior Day festivities in Duluth, we asked visitors and locals, kids and adults, to fill in the blank: Lake Superior is ______. Read more

Lake Superior

Is a Maritime Career Waiting for You?

Courtesy Ellora Martin

It may soon be one of our industries most in need of new recruits. We tell you how to embark on the career of a lifetime in the maritime industry, whether it's aboard a ship or in port. Read more

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Picturing the Big Lake: Fall Colors

Photographer Dennis O'Hara provides us with insights and tips for taking pictures of the fall colors. Read more

Sep 5, 2012 8:24 AM Superior Notes

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PAUL SUNDBERG

Lake Superior was almost an ocean, not just a sweetwater sea. Read more

The Lake

How Did You Get Here? A Naturalist’s View of Isle Royale

Larry Stone

By air, by water or by ice, it’s fascinating to imagine how such a diversity of seemingly fragile organisms came to colonize the largest island on the world’s largest freshwater Lake. Read more

Natural World

In the Duluth Skywalk 109 W. Superior Street

Travel Planning

Aids to help you find your way around Lake Superior and the region.

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