Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes in North America. It has a surface area of 22,300 square miles (58,000 square kilometers). It is 307 by 118 miles (494 by 190 kilometers) wide. Lake Michigan is the 5th largest lake in the world.
Lake Michigan is surrounded by the U.S. states of Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Michigan. It is the only Great Lake that is not partly in Canada. The largest city on the shore of Lake Michigan is Chicago.
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- "Lake Michigan". Great Lakes.net. Archived from the original on January 1, 2010. Retrieved September 1, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "Superior Watershed Partnership Projects". Archived from the original on 2007-09-28. Retrieved 2014-09-01.
- "Variations In Sediment Accumulation Rates And The Flux Of Labile Organic Matter In Eastern Lake Superior Basins". The Journal of Great Lakes Research. 1989. Archived from the original on 2012-12-03. Retrieved 2009-08-09. Cite journal requires
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Media related to Lake Michigan at Wikimedia Commons
|North American Great Lakes|
|Lake Superior - Lake Michigan - Lake Huron - Lake Erie - Lake Ontario|