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Apostle Islands

(Encyclopedia) Apostle Islands, group of more than 20 wooded islands, in Lake Superior, off N Wis. Madeline, 13 mi (21 km) long, is the largest island and has the group's only settlement, La…

Superior, Lake

(Encyclopedia) Superior, Lake, largest freshwater lake in the world, 31,820 sq mi (82,414 sq km), 350 mi (563 km) long and 160 mi (257 km) at its greatest width, bordered on the W by NE Minnesota, on…

National Lakeshores

Name and location Total acreageApostle Islands (Wis.) 69,371.89Indiana Dunes (Ind.) 15,044.47Pictured Rocks (Mich.) 73,235.53Sleeping Bear Dunes (Mich.) 71,194.71ParkwaysThe National Park…

Wisconsin

(Encyclopedia) Wisconsin wĭskŏn´sən, –sĭn, upper midwestern state of the United States. It is bounded by Lake Superior and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, from which it is divided in part by the…

Wisconsin

Capital: Madison State abbreviation/Postal code: Wis./WI Governor: Scott Walker, R (to Jan. 2019) Lieut. Governor: Rebecca Kleefisch, R (to Jan. 2019) Senators: Ron Johnson, R (to Jan. 2019);…