HOW DEEP Are The 3 Main Great Lakes

Something about a tranquil lake warms our hearts and induces a sense of calm.

A lake is a body of water surrounded by land and  may be open or closed.

All freshwater lakes are open, meaning water exits by an outlet like a river.

Water only exits closed lakes by evaporation and  often become saline or salty.

Lake Ontario

Reaches a depth of 802 feet, lapping against the shores of New York and Ontario. Its name means “lake of shining waters.”

Lake Michigan

Plunges to a depth of 923 feet. Is the only Great Lake that does not wash up against Canada. It touches the shores of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin.

Lake Superior

Is the fourth deepest lake in the US at 1,332 feet and the world’s largest freshwater lake by surface area.

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