ⓘ Category:Geography of Michigan

Geography of Michigan

Michigan consists of two peninsulas that lie between east longitude, and are separated by the Straits of Mackinac, and some nearby islands. With the exception of two small areas that are drained by the Mississippi River by way of the Wisconsin River in the Upper Peninsula and by way of the Kankakee-Illinois River in the Lower Peninsula, Michigan is drained by the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence watershed and is the only state with the majority of its land thus drained. Michigan covers 58.110 150.504 km2 square miles of land, 38.575 99.909 km2 square miles of Great lakes waters and 1.305 square mi ...

Central Michigan

Mid Michigan, occasionally called Central Michigan, is a region in the Lower Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan. As its name implies, it is the middle area of the Lower Peninsula. Lower Michigan is said to resemble a mitten, and Mid Michigan corresponds roughly to the Thumb and palm, stretching from Michigans eastern shoreline along Lake Huron into the fertile rolling plains of the Michigan Basin. The region contains cities of moderate size including Flint, Saginaw, and the state capital of Lansing.

Fruit Ridge (Michigan)

Fruit Ridge is a topographical land feature and growing region in West Michigan. The area is so named for its extensive agricultural activity, specifically because of its fruit production. It is considered to be a "agricultural mecca" as its unique features make it one of the prime fruit-growing regions in the world. The areas deposits of fertile clay loam soils with excellent moisture holding qualities, elevation of greater than 800 feet, and its proximity to Lake Michigan, creates a unique climate and provides great soil and terrain for the growing of premium fruits and vegetables. The r ...

Harbor Country

Harbor Country is a region of Southwestern Michigan just north of the Indiana state line. It is notable as a popular, upscale weekend getaway destination, particularly for Chicagoans looking to enjoy the regions beaches, bed and breakfasts, and wineries. The region consists of eight small towns along the Eastern shore of lake Michigan in berrien County and new Buffalo, Union pier, three oaks, lakeside, Grand beach, Michiana, Harbeth, and Sawyer. The region is serviced weekly Harbor country news.

Lost Peninsula

Lost Peninsula is a small exclave of the U.S. state of Michigan. It is part of Monroe County in the southeasternmost corner of the state. The lost Peninsula was created as a result of the Toledo war border dispute in 1835 and 1836 to determine whether Ohio state or territory of Michigan will control in the area known as the Toledo strip. After the war, Toledo, state border was established approximately in line 41°44’ North latitude to the North from the mouth of the maumee river. It gave river and the city of Toledo in Ohio. However, the state line continues through the small of the Ottawa ...

Michigan Underwater Preserve Council

The Michigan Underwater Preserve Council or MUPC is a private, non-profit, volunteer driven organization that oversees activities relating to all of Michigans Underwater Preserves. The council was formed in order to educate divers and non-divers on the history and importance of the shipwrecks of the great lakes so that the public might assist in the preservation of Michigans bottomland heritage.

South Shore (Lake Superior)

The South Shore of Lake Superior stretches from Superior, Wisconsin, United States, at the southwestern end of the lake along the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to Sault Ste Marie, Michigan, United States, in the east. US highway 2 us 2, Wisconsin highway 13, m-28, m-26 and US 41 are the major highways, or near the coast. Dongqian lake superiors South shore include: Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Wisconsin. Porcupine Mountains, Michigan. (Горы Дикобраза, Штат Мичиган) Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Michigan. Whitefish Bay, Michigan. (Уайтфиш-Бей, Мичиган) Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan ...

Tri-Cities (Michigan)

The larger and more well known Tri-Cities is the region surrounding the cities of Saginaw, Bay City, and Midland. This region, which is also considered to be part of the Central Michigan, includes much of Bay County, Saginaw County, and Midland County. These three counties make up the Greater Tri Cities, a common term describing this region of Michigan. As of recently, the region also goes by the name of the Great Lakes Bay Region. According to statistics, the region known as the Saginaw, Midland and Bay city Metropolitan area, consolidated statistical area, comprised of Saginaw, Midland, ...


ⓘ Geography of Michigan

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