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Michigan, Lake(Encyclopedia)Michigan, Lake, 22,178 sq mi (57,441 sq km), 307 mi (494 km) long and 30 to 120 mi (48–193 km) wide, bordered by Mich., Ind., Ill., and Wis.; third largest of the Great Lakes and the only one entire...
Michigan City(Encyclopedia)Michigan City, city (1990 pop. 33,822), La Porte co., NW Ind., on Lake Michigan; inc. 1836. Michigan City produces machinery, consumer articles, kitchen and transportation equipment, concrete and wire...
East Chicago(Encyclopedia)East Chicago, city (1990 pop. 33,892), Lake co., extreme NW Ind., on Lake Michigan, in the industrialized Calumet region, adjoining Gary, Hammond, and Whiting; inc. 1889. It is a large port, its India...
Michigan(Encyclopedia)Michigan msh´gn [key], upper midwestern state of the United States. It consists of two peninsulas thrusting into the Great Lakes and has borders with Ohio and Indiana (S), Wisconsin (W), and th...
Chicago(Encyclopedia)Chicago, river, formed in Chicago by the junction of its North Branch (24 mi/39 km long) and South Branch (10 mi/16 km long), and flowing southeast via a canal into the Des Plaines River at Lockport, ...
Lake Forest(Encyclopedia)Lake Forest, city (1990 pop. 17,836), Lake co., NE Ill., a prestigious residential suburb of Chicago, on Lake Michigan; inc. 1861. The city is known for its scenic lakefront and impressive estates. It...
Whitefish Bay(Encyclopedia)Whitefish Bay, village (1990 pop. 14,272), Milwaukee co., SE Wis., a residential suburb of Milwaukee on Lake Michigan; inc. 1892. Tourists are attracted to recreation provided by the lake.
Calumet Harbor(Encyclopedia)Calumet Harbor, artificial harbor on Lake Michigan, at the mouth of the Calumet River, NE Ill., in S Chicago. The harbor, dredged to 27 ft (8 m), is formed behind a breakwater extending c.2 mi (3.2 km...
Muskegon(Encyclopedia)Muskegon, river, 227 mi (365 km) long, rising in Houghton Lake, N central Mich., and flowing SW to Lake Michigan at Muskegon. At its mouth the river widens into Muskegon Lake, forming a harbor c.2.5 m...
Fox(Encyclopedia)Fox, river, 176 mi (283 km) long, rising in S central Wis. and flowing SW to within 1.5 mi (2.4 km) of Portage, Wis., on the Wisconsin River, then NE through Lake Winnebago into Green Bay, an arm of L...
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