Huron, Lake

Huron, Lake
geographical name lake E central North America between the United States & Canada; one of the Great Lakes area 23,010 square miles (59,826 square kilometers)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Huron,Lake — Huron, Lake The second largest of the Great Lakes, between southeast Ontario, Canada, and eastern Michigan. Part of the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway system, it is navigable for oceangoing vessels, although winter ice in the shallower sections… …   Universalium

  • Huron, Lake — Lake, U.S. and Canada. The second largest of the Great Lakes of North America, it is bounded by Michigan and Ontario, and is about 206 mi (330 km) long with an area of 23,000 sq mi (59,570 sq km). Inflow comes from Lake Superior, Lake Michigan,… …   Universalium

  • Huron, Lake —    Area 23,200 square miles. Discovered by Le Caron, 1615, and first seen by Champlain the same year. The route of missionaries, explorers, and fur traders lay along the north shore of the lake, or the south shore of Manitoulin Island, to… …   The makers of Canada

  • Huron, Lake — one of the Great Lakes; betw. Michigan and Ontario; 23,010 sq. mi …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Huron, Lake — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lake Michigan — Landsat …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Huron — Infobox lake lake name =Lake Huron image lake = caption lake = image bathymetry =Lake Huron.svg caption bathymetry = Map of Lake Huron and the other Great Lakes location = Great Lakes coords = coord|44.8|N|82.4|W|type:waterbody scale:5000000… …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Simcoe — Infobox lake lake name = Lake Simcoe image lake = Simcoe 79.40W 44.47N.png caption lake = satellite view image bathymetry = caption bathymetry = location = Ontario coords = coord|44|26|12|N|079|20|21|W|type:waterbody region:CA… …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Huron — noun the 2nd largest of the Great Lakes • Syn: ↑Huron • Instance Hypernyms: ↑lake • Part Holonyms: ↑Great Lakes * * * Lake Huron [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • lake — lake1 /layk/, n. 1. a body of fresh or salt water of considerable size, surrounded by land. 2. any similar body or pool of other liquid, as oil. 3. (go) jump in the lake, (used as an exclamation of dismissal or impatience.) [bef. 1000; ME lak(e) …   Universalium

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