Journey to Great Slave Lake, Canada

The Great Slave Lake lies in Canada’s province of Northwest Territories (NWT). NWT encompasses 1,346,106 square kilometers (519,735 sq mi) and as of 2021 from the NWT Bureau of Statistics, a population of 44,579, or one person per 30-square kilometers (km). The southernmost edge of the Great Slave Lake is 122 km from the Province…

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Fourth of July Lake Tips

There is nothing like the Fourth of July on the lake. It is so much fun, and most lakes allow fireworks, unlike the cities and towns. It doesn’t matter what lake you visit. The Fourth is the time for camping, BBQ, beer, and fireworks because we celebrate our freedom. It is also one of the…

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Lake Garda, the Jewel and Allure of Italy

Lago di Garda (Lake Garda) is Italy’s largest lake. It derives its name from the Germanic word warda, meaning “place of guard” or “place of observation”. Its serenity, unique villages and towns, and northern mountains make it Northern Italy’s most popular tourist destination. Italians are famous for architecture, cuisine, and fashion, and Lake Garda rises…

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The Saranac Lakes: New York State’s Tranquil Triad

The Lower, Middle, and Upper Saranac Lakes are also called the Tri-Lake Region. The Adirondacks, where the Saranac Lakes lie, are noted for their boundless wilderness. Boundless wildernesses attract artists and photographers, conservationists and environmentalists, nature lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, and solitude seekers. The Saranac Lakes offer nature lovers the ultimate indulgence.  Why the Fascination with…

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Milford Lake: A Natural Prairie Beauty

Milford Lake lies in the Flint Hills physiographic region of Kansas that spans over several counties in northeastern Kansas. Milford Lake’s shores touches Clay, Dickson, and Geary Counties. The Flint Hills are a super special place in the U.S.  The Flint Hills is where people find Milford Lake, famous for fishing. It has one of…

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What Happened to Fucine Lake?

Historians traditionally accept that the establishment of Ancient Rome is 753 B.C. beside the River Tiber. Others accept circa 625 B.C. Emperor Claudius built a series of canals and tunnels from 41 to 52 B.C. that linked Fucine Lake to the Liris River. This lake has an extensive and engaging history. This article will highlight…

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Fascinating Underwater Ghost Towns

People are captivated by drowned towns under lakes. Scuba divers live to explore these watery ghost towns and communities. Sometimes, we can find enough historical documentation that makes for an interesting story.  We have a few underwater ghost towns to talk about with some fascinating historical facts. Underwater communities turn into artificial reefs and habitats…

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Why the Great Lake Erie is Great

Glaciers and the rivers they melted into carved out Lake Erie from our earth’s crust between the period of one million and 12,600 years ago. To put it in perspective, and give or take a few years, it took 987,400 years to create Lake Erie and the other Great Lakes.    The Iroquois Confederacy inhabited…

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