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The Great Lakes are a series of interconnected freshwater lakes located primarily in the upper midwest region of North America, on the Canada–United States ...

TEACH Questions & Answers - Great Lakes Information Network

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If the St. Lawrence River connects the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean, why aren't the Great Lakes saltwater instead of freshwater? from Billie Rae in ...

Great Lakes Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...

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Located in north-central North America, the Great Lakes are five large fresh-water lakes interconnected by natural and artificial waterways: Lake Superior, Lake ...

How They Were Made - University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute

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Officially dubbed "the nation's fourth seacoast," the U.S. Great Lakes ... the freshwater of the lakes freezes more quickly than ocean saltwater, and a heavy coat of ...

Great Lakes - New World Encyclopedia

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The Great Lakes of the Laurentian Shield are a group of five large lakes in North ... The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence system is the largest fresh-water system in the ...

Great Lakes, Fresh Water, Fisheries, Fishing, Lake Michigan ...

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The Great Lakes hold a fifth of Earth's surface freshwater, and they've shrunk dramatically.

Quick Q&A: Why Is the Ocean Salty While Many Lakes Are Not ...

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Want to learn what makes the oceans salty when lakes are not? ... Fresh water has a salinity that is less than 5 ppth; brackish water 5 to 29 ppth. ... The concentration of salt in the Great Salt Lake in Utah, for example, varies between 5 ... are fresh water, it is estimated that 97 percent of the Earth's water is actually salt wa...

Discovering Bodies of Fresh and Salt Water

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Students use a worksheet to compare fresh water with salt water. ... Older lakes, like the Great Salt Lake in Utah, have more evaporation than precipitation and ...

Great Lakes | lake system, North America | Britannica.com

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Great Lakes, chain of deep freshwater lakes in east-central North America ..... than any other freshwater lake and any saltwater lake except the Caspian Sea.

ELI5: why are the Great Lakes considered "Lakes" and not "Seas ...

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Aug 5, 2016 ... CultureELI5: why are the Great Lakes considered "Lakes" and not "Seas"? ... Seas contain salt water while lakes contain fresh water. The Great ...

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Why aren't the Great Lakes salty? - Quora

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The Great Lakes are not filled with salt water for a few different reasons. They are fed by rivers, .... The Great Lakes are fresh water lakes. I suppose they would ...

The Great (salt) Lakes? saline pollutants fill Erie, Ontario ...

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Apr 14, 1982 ... Chicago — The Great Lakes, long one of the largest freshwater ... ''Freshwater fish and saltwater fish have very different requirements, and ...

Are the Great Lakes Freshwater Seas or Lakes (land, rated ...

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Is the term Great Lake a misnomer? Do you think that ... A sea generally will have salt water, and a lake will have fresh water. It doesn't really ...