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Lake Erie is the fourth-largest lake (by surface area) of the five Great Lakes in North America, and the eleventh-largest globally if measured in terms of surface area. It is the southernmost, shallowest, and smallest by volume of the Great Lakes and therefore also has the shortest average water residence time. At its deepest ...


Lake Erie Shores & Islands attracts millions of visitors each year, making it a popular Midwest destination for year-round fun for the whole family.


15 hours ago ... The wreckage of a steamer that sank in Lake Erie over a century ago and eluded shipwreck hunters for decades has finally been found off the Ohio shore, according to the National Museum of the Great Lakes . The steam barge, called the Margaret Olwill, was loaded with limestone and bound for Cleveland ...


Things to do on Ohio's Lake Erie shore include Cedar Point Amusement Park, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, Kelleys Island, Put-in-Bay and Marblehead Lighthouse State Park.


Lake Erie, fourth largest of the five Great Lakes of North America. It forms the boundary between Canada (Ontario) to the north and the United States ( Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York) to the west, south, and east. The major axis of the lake extends from west-southwest to east-northeast for 241 miles (388 km), ...


Map of Lake Erie About one-third of the total population of the Great Lakes basin is in the Lake Erie watershed. Approximately twelve million people live in the watershed, including seventeen metropolitan areas with more than 50,000 residents. The lake provides drinking water for about eleven million of these inhabitants.


1 day ago ... A 119-year-old shipwreck has been found at the bottom of Lake Erie.


By the 1960s, Lake Erie had become extremely polluted, in part due to the heavy industry that lined its shores in Cleveland and other cities. Factories dumped pollutants into the lake and the waterways that flowed into it (like the Cuyahoga River) without much government oversight. Waste from city sewers made its way into ...


The Lake Erie Waterkeeper website provides information about he ecosystem in Lake Erie and its watersheds, and the history of Lake Erie including its rivers, streams, bays and aquatic life. We intend to conduct education and outreach promoting the value of the Lake Erie watershed including sports fish species like  ...