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Michigan

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Michigan

Tourist Attractions
Some tourist attractions in Michigan are:
Michigan's Adventure
Detroit Zoo
Mackinac Island
Traverse City
Michigan Science Center
Lake Michigan
Ann Arbor Hands On Museum
Lansing

Bridges
The Mackinac Bridge
Lighthouses
Au Sable Light station is still active and opened in 1874. It was first lit in 1874 as well. Its style is Italianate architecture. Big Sable Point Lighthouse is another lighthouse that is not the same.
Natural Resources
Some Widely known Natural Resources are:
Oil
fish
iron
wildlife
water
fur
The Great Lakes
The Great Lakes are also natural
Resources.
These are the names of them:
Michigan
Ontario
Erie
Superior
Huron
Pictures
Lake Michigan
Lake Superior
More Natural Resources
Salt
Gravel
Wetlands
Sand Dunes
My Map
Regions
Regions: The Upper Peninsula is
North MI rich in copper and iron. The
Central MI land is raised up. The LP
West MI has lots of cities and homes.
The Thumb
Metro
MICHIGAN!!!
MICHIGAN!!!
The Michigan
Science center
The Detroit
Zoo
The Mackinac Bridge is a 5 mile long bridge that connects to Mackinac Island. It is located on I-75 and was built on May 7th 1954. It is 26,371' (8,038 m) long and 551' (168 m) tall. It started being built on May 7, 1954 and first opened on November 1, 1957.
QUICK FACT
There are many fudge shops on Mackinac Island
The Ambassador Bridge:
The Ambassador Bridge is a suspension bridge that connects Detroit, Michigan to Windsor, Ontario. It is 7,500' (2,286 m) long. It is also : 386' (118 m) high and started being built on August 16, 1927
The Ambassador Bridge
Michigan Science Center
The Michigan Science Center was the Detroit Science Center but it closed and changed. It is located here: 5020 John R St, Detroit, MI 48202. They are a science center only. A new thing is The Science of Rock ’n’ Roll.

Call Them: (313) 577-8400
Don't be confused!!!
Big Sable Point Lighthouse
The Big Sable Point Lighthouse is located On the eastern shore of Lake Michigan near Ludington in Mason County, Michigan. It is located in 5611 N Lighthouse, Ludington, MI 49431. Started being built in 1867 opened in 1867 and first lit in 1867 and built with Cream City brick, Cast iron and Wood.
Video of Lansing
Mackinac Island is a island that is famous for fudge. It covers 3.776 sq miles (9.779 km²) sq miles. 492 people live there. It is located in Lake Huron. The Grand Hotel is located here and is one of the only wooden hotels left in the U.s!
Mackinac Island
The Grand Hotel
This is an Island in the middle of Orchard Lake. It was made from the last ice age. It covers 35 acres and has a population of 0 people. Many kids in the West Bloomfield School District visited this island for a field trip.
Apple Island
Kids on a field trip
on the Island
State Parks
Mackinac Island State Park
The island park encompasses 2.81 mi², which is about 74% of the islands area in total. The Islands official size is 3.78 mi² Management is Michigan Department of Natural Resources, and can be found in this location. Call them!!!: (906) 847-3328.
Cool Video!
YOUNG STATE PARK
YOUNG STATE PARK is located east end of beautiful Lake Charlevoix. The park is over 560 acres There are lots of different types of terrain such as rolling terrain, lowlands and cedar swamp. It opened in 1921 and located 02280 Boyne City Rd, Boyne City, MI 49712.
Park Sign
Inland Lakes
Orchard lake is an inland lake because it is surrounded by land. Area is 4.12 sq miles (10.67 km²) or 795 acres. It is the second-largest lake in Oakland County after Cass Lake. An Island called Apple Island is in it. Population is 2,412 people in 2012.
Current Weather: 19F (-7C), Wind NW at 9 mph (14 km/h), 72% Humidity
Orchard Lake
Other lakes
Cass lake is the biggest lake in Oakland County in size. It covers 1,280 acres [ 2 sq miles (5.18 km²)] and no deeper than 123 ft. These cities are around it Keego Harbor, Orchard Lake, West Bloomfield Township, Waterford Township.
Cass Lake
Fun Fact: Cass Lake has a beach
A beach
Union Lake
Union Lake is also in Oakland County. It's current weather is 18F (-8C), Wind NW at 13 mph (21 km/h), 65% Humidity. This lake has no island unlike Orchard Lake.
Fact: It is located at the junction of four townships at 42°36′53″N 83°26′48″W / 42.61472°N 83.44667°W
The Grand River
It goes 252 through Jackson, Eaton Rapids, Lansing, Grand Ledge, Portland, Ionia, Lowell, Grand Rapids, and Grand Haven. Discharge: 3,814 ft³/s (108 m³/s). Basin area: 5,571 sq miles (14,430 km²).
The Grand River
The Detroit River
The Detroit River is a 24-nautical-mile-long river and is part of the Great Lakes system. The name comes from French Rivière du Détroit which means River of the Strait. It is 28 miles (45 km) and there is a Island called Calf Island in it. Here are the bridges that go over it Ambassador Bridge, MacArthur Bridge, Michigan Central Railway Tunnel, Grosse Ile Toll Bridge, Wayne County Bridge.
Michigan Central Railway Tunnel
Museums
You Can find them here 5020 John R St, Detroit, MI 48202. Call the center: (313) 577-8400. This is a center to learn about science. They have many different cool exhibits that are all unique in a different awesome way! They currently have something new for a limited time called the Science of Rock n Roll.
The Michigan Science Center
Ann Arbor Hands-On
This museum specializes in interactive exhibits. founded in 1978 with approval from the city of Ann Arbor. Located 220 E Ann St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, open Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Try to call them with this number (734) 995-5437. Rated 4.5 by 11 different people on Google reviews.
The Outside >
Detroit
142.9 sq miles (370 km²) and 20F (-7C), Wind N at 11 mph (18 km/h), 64% Humidity is current weather.701,475 (2012) people live there Unemployment rate 18.8% (Jul 2013). Colleges and Universities in Detroit: Wayne State University, Wayne County Community College District, University of Detroit Mercy, College for Creative Studies, Marygrove College, Cranbrook Educational Community, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Focus: HOPE, Wayne State University Law School, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Wayne State University College of Nursing, Lewis College of Business, P&A Scholars Beauty School, Ecumenical Theological Seminary, Highland Park Community College, Detroit Institute of Technology, Kaplan Career Institute-Dearborn, McAuley School of Nursing, Kaplan Career Institute-Detroit, Gutchess Metropolitan Business College, Jordan College, Detroit
Downtown Detroit
Lansing
The Capital of Michigan
Impression 5 Science Center
36.68 sq miles (95 km²)
It is located mostly in Ingham County but small portions into Eaton County.
113,996 (2012) people live there
Colleges and Universities: Lansing Community College, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Career Quest Learning Center-Lansing, Great Lakes Christian College, Maranatha Bible School, Ross Medical Education Center-Lansing
Potter Park Zoo is here.
Traverse City
In Grand Traverse County. Some area in Leelanau County though. It is the largest city in the 21-county Northern Michigan region and 8.66 sq miles (22.43 km²). 14,911 (2012) people live there. Current Weather:17F (-8C), Wind NW at 11 mph (18 km/h), 79% Humidity. Colleges and Universities: Northwestern Michigan College, Great Lakes Maritime Academy
Fun Fact!: The Cherry Republic is here!
The Cherry Republic
The Great Lakes
Each lake has it's own special fact!
Lake Superior is the Largest
Lake Ontario is the smallest
Lake Michigan is the cleanest
Lake Erie is the dirtiest
Lake Huron has the longest shoreline of the Great Lakes
Lake Huron >
THE END!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Me
In the Car
At the pool
In the Water
At the Beach
The Baby
Dad
Breakfast
Visiting my Great-Grandma
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