Erie, Lake

Erie, Lake
geographical name lake E central North America on boundary between the United States & Canada; one of the Great Lakes area 9910 square miles (25,667 square kilometers)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Erie,Lake — Erie, Lake One of the Great Lakes, bounded by southern Ontario, western New York, northwest Pennsylvania, northern Ohio, and southeast Michigan. A vital part of the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway system, it is linked with the Hudson River by the …   Universalium

  • Erie, Lake — Lake, in U.S. and Canada. The fourth largest of the five Great Lakes, it lies between lakes Huron and Ontario and forms the boundary between Canada (Ontario) and the U.S. (Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York). It is 240 mi (388 km) long… …   Universalium

  • Erie, Lake —    Area 10,000 square miles. Discovered by Brébeuf and Chaumonot, 1640. It is possible that the lake may have been first seen by white men at a still earlier date, when the Franciscan friar, La Roche Dallion, visited the Neutral nation, 1626, but …   The makers of Canada

  • ERIE, LAKE —    the fourth in size among the giant lakes of North America, lies between Lakes Huron and Ontario, on the Canadian border, is 240 m. long and varies from 30 to 60 m. in breadth; is very shallow, and difficult to navigate; ice bound from December …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Erie, Lake — southernmost of the Great Lakes; 9,940 sq. mi …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Erie, Lake — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lake Erie Basin — consists of Lake Erie and surrounding watersheds, which are typically named after the river, creek, or stream that provides drainage into the lake. The watersheds are located in the states of Indiana, Michigan, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania in …   Wikipedia

  • Lake-effect snow — Lake Effect redirects here. For the American literary journal, see Lake Effect (journal). Lake effect precipitation coming off Lake Erie and into Western New York, as seen by NEXRAD radar, October 12–13, 2006 …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Superior State University — Motto Believe in Blue Redefining the Classroom. Established 1946 …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Erie — Infobox lake |lake name = Lake Erie image lake = Lake Erie looking southward.jpg caption lake = From a high bluff near Leamington, Ontario image bathymetry = caption bathymetry = coords = coord|42.2|N|81.2|W|type:waterbody scale:3000000… …   Wikipedia

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