Essays Tagged: "Lake Michigan"

Wisconsin The State And History

Wisconsin, in the north central United States, is bordered by Lake Superior on the north, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan on the northeast, Lake Michigan on the e ... also has substantial heavy industry, centered around Milwaukee and nearby cities along the shore of Lake Michigan.Wisconsin ranks 22nd in size among the states. It covers 169,642 sq km (65,499 sq mi), ... i) of inland water. Also under jurisdiction of the state is 24,229 sq km (9,355 sq mi) of waters in lakes Michigan and Superior. Wisconsin is roughly rectangular in shape, except for the Door Peninsul ...

(3 pages) 20 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Michigan

it consists of two peninsulas completely separated by water and bordering on four of the five Great Lakes. Between Lakes Michigan and Huron is the Straits of Mackinac, which separate Michigan's two pe ... igan's two peninsulas. The Detroit and Saint Clair rivers border the Lower Peninsula on the east by Lakes Huron, Saint Clair, and Erie and, all of them separate the state from the Canadian province of ...

(4 pages) 51 0 4.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Spirit of the Philippines, in Chicago

Begin your journey at the shoreline of Lake Michigan, through which you take a quick elevator ride and end up on the sandy shores of Apo Is ...

(1 pages) 36 0 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Peregrine falcon

one of the aboveComments on status:Early April- mid May: early Sept.- Nov. Occasional migrant along Lake Michigan and rare migrant in remainder of state *06*. Original eastern breeding population now ... FeedlotOther Rangeland HerbaceousShrub and brushMixedForestland DeciduousEvergreenMixed Water StreamLakeReservoirBayWetland ForestNon-forest Barren Salt flatBeachSandRockMineTransitMixForest cover typ ...

(10 pages) 67 3 4.1 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

The Success of Millennium Park

ther cities throughout the country. From the futuristic sky scrapers to the tranquility rendered by Lake Michigan, Chicago is truly one of the world's gems. Within the city's modernization and busy ur ... s to designate a central place in Chicago. One of his original plans includes a proposition for the lakefront and declared that everyone should be walking distance of a park. More than ninety years ha ...

(4 pages) 32 0 3.8 Oct/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

O'Banion and McErlane - Chicago's Other Tough Guys

In today's era, Chicago is one of the world's great metropolises. It sits on the cusp of Lake Michigan in the corner of Illinois where Indiana and Wisconsin meet. Chicago is a conduit of th ...

(10 pages) 21 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Livability Study: Chicago

ago is known as the center of commerce of a great city that spans 227 square miles. Nestled against Lake Michigan, Chicago plays a major role in business, stock market, manufacturing, academia, and is ...

(7 pages) 30 0 4.3 Apr/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

War Of 1812

Britain became the target of US military rather that France. Britain has influenced Indians around Lake Michigan to resist white settlement. This was one of the primary reasons the English were chose ...

(5 pages) 34 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Bob's Lake Or Grand Pond?

Bob's Lake or Grand Pond? Who has ever said, "I'm going to the lake" when they were actually going t ... going to a pond? Or who has said, "I'm going to the pond" when they were actually going to a lake? Those of us who have made this mistake do not take the time to actually think of where we are ... can drown in them that they are one in the same. Although these are similarities between ponds and lakes, the differences are just too great to be ignored! The most distinct difference that comes to ...

(2 pages) 395 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Round Goby

ross the ocean. Zebra mussels, discovered in the 1990's posed a major threat for the southern Great Lakes, and the round goby is now posing a threat for the native fish species in all five of the Grea ... bius melanstomus, is the newest addition to the dangerous list of exotic species invading the Great Lakes (SGNIS 2001). The round Goby was not discovered until 1990 when it was found in the St. Clair ...

(1 pages) 457 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Personal Bio

eading and going to see movies that require me to think as little as possible. I also like going to Lake Michigan, seeing hockey games, going to "in season"� haunted houses and going on spontan ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fox River

on. A barge canal links the Fox and Wisconsin rivers at Portage, forming a continuous waterway from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi River. It was a well-known route used by early explorers, missionar ... issionaries, and fur traders to reach the Northwest and the Mississippi River system from the Great Lakes. Today the terrestrial, wetland and aquatic habitats support a wide diversity of songbirds, sh ...

(6 pages) 20 0 2.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Untitled

een Bay they would run into a small town known as Two Rivers. Two rivers is located on the coast of Lake Michigan. Two Rivers is surrounded on three sides by the majestic Lake Michigan. Not far from T ... a Neshotah that means "a junction of 2 rivers", since the twin rivers join together before entering Lake Michigan. The Chippewa Indians also named the twin rivers. The West River is known as "Neshoto" ...

(3 pages) 358 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Nature

“Natures Undistinguished Elements”On a typical fall day, Lake Michigan can speak a language of its own. The lake relates a story of flowing waves, bobbing bo ... ributes to the beauty of the scene.The variety of boats that harbor in the bays and ports around Lake Michigan also add to the excitement of a normal day on the lake. The powerboats roar a story of ... in an endless dance of acceleration. Further out, other motorboats can be seen drifting across the lake being tossed up and down at the mercy of the powerful white-capped waves, but it is not only ga ...

(4 pages) 511 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Nature 2

“Natures Undistinguished Elements”On a typical fall day, Lake Michigan can speak a language of its own. The lake relates a story of flowing waves, bobbing bo ... ributes to the beauty of the scene.The variety of boats that harbor in the bays and ports around Lake Michigan also add to the excitement of a normal day on the lake. The powerboats roar a story of ... in an endless dance of acceleration. Further out, other motorboats can be seen drifting across the lake being tossed up and down at the mercy of the powerful white-capped waves, but it is not only ga ...

(4 pages) 467 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

My Childhood Memories: My Father

I was sitting on the chair on the balcony of my 15th floor apartment watching the horizon of Lake Michigan and experiencing the view of the sun setting in to the deep lake. The burning red sun ... cing the view of the sun setting in to the deep lake. The burning red sun was vanishing in the blue lake, as it was quenching the thirst of the whole day, maybe my whole life.It was my daily schedu ...

(4 pages) 17 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

My Childhood Memories: My Father

I was sitting on the chair on the balcony of my 15th floor apartment watching the horizon of Lake Michigan and experiencing the view of the sun setting in to the deep lake. The burning red sun ... cing the view of the sun setting in to the deep lake. The burning red sun was vanishing in the blue lake, as it was quenching the thirst of the whole day, maybe my whole life.It was my daily schedu ...

(4 pages) 20 0 2.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Succession

(4th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons Primary succession and forest development on coastal Lake Michigan sand dunes. John Lichter.Ecological Monographs Nov 1998 v68 i4 p487 Effects of fire si ...

(4 pages) 38 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science