Lake Superior Largest freshwater lake

Lake Superior is the largest freshwater lake in the world. Covering 31,700 square miles and holding 2,934 cubic miles of water. This extraordinary lake has many features that will blow you out of the water.

Lake Superior borders Wisconsin, Minnesota, Upper Michigan, and Canada. You may already know, but it is the largest of the Great Lakes. It is in the North Hemisphere of the world and is owned by the United States.

Fun Facts

  • contains 10% of the planets fresh surface water
  • 350 shipwrecks and 10,000 lives have been lost in Lake Superior
  • contains as much water as Great Lakes combined (plus 3 extra eries)
  • 78 different species of fish live in Lake Superior



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