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LAKE SUPERIOR

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The chemical cocktail created an orange colored vapor cloud measuring 20 miles long and 5 miles wide — and it parked itself over the populated area of Superior, Wisconsin, and neighboring Duluth, Minnesota, prompting a mass evacuation of more than 50,000 people.
Radar tracks put Michael Bratlie, an experienced military and commercial pilot, just past Two Harbors, Minnesota, in his two-engine plane. There the flight path ended, drawing exhaustive searches of Lake Superior and the thick woods and rugged terrain on shore.
The backer of an underwater hotel in Lake Superior has been accused of bilking a widow with the promise of gold bars in a cave if he could just get enough money to hire a geologist to retrieve them.
A 23-inch walleye on Superior Bay made the bucket list for ice-fishing guru Dave Genz.
Invading parasite decimated fish populations until a chemical poison was developed to kill their larvae.
November provides a powerful contrast between relatively warm water on the lake and very cold air coming out of the north.

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The remote national park in the middle of Lake Superior is only accessible by boat or seaplane. Unsurprisingly, it's the least visited national park in the lower 48 states, but visitors spend a long time on the island once they get there.
Lake Superior holds an astonishing 10% of the entire planet's freshwater. It's known worldwide for its purity.
Picking a date on the calendar in hopes of navigating Lake Superior in a 20-foot boat is a roll of the dice, to be sure, but we couldn’t have asked for better conditions as we headed for the massive island that was visible on the hazy horizon.

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