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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 ...

How They Were Made - Sea Grant

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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, 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.

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 ...

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.

Great Lakes - New World Encyclopedia

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The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence system is the largest fresh-water system in the world, ... The Great Lakes are clearly visible in this satellite image of North America.

About the Great Lakes | Michigan Sea Grant

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The Great Lakes — Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie and Superior — make up the largest ... World's supply of surface freshwater in the Great Lakes: 20 percent.

Why are the Great Lakes important? | Reference.com

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Is the Nile River saltwater or freshwater? ... This makes the Great Lakes an important freshwater ecosystem. Approximately 150 species of native fish reside in ...

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...

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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 ...