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Image of Great Lakes from space

Great Lakes as seen from space. Photo: NOAA CoastWatch, MODIS satellite

Family enjoys Lake Superior beach

Family on Lake Superior beach at AuTrain Bay. Photo: Michigan Sea Grant Extension

Scenic, sunny beach

Great Lakes beach.

Waves crashing into Lake Superior beach

Lake Michigan beach at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Empire, MI. Photo: Travel Michigan

Bustling Chicago waterfront, with Chicago Skyline in the background

Chicago waterfront.

Aerial image of Duluth, MN and its harbor

Duluth, MN and its harbor. Photo: unknown

Large sand dunes with Lake Michigan in the background

Plover habitat on Lake Superior's Cathead Bay. Photo: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Sand dunes

Sand Dunes with vegetation on Lake Michigan. Photo: National Park Service, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Great Lakes sunset

Pier at sunset.

Sillouette of weathered pilings against a red sunset

Lake Michigan pilings at sunset. Photo: Travel Michigan

Lake Superior wetlands

Lake Superior Wetlands. Photo: Minnesota Sea Grant


Visualizing the Great Lakes:

Many of these photographs are available for use from Minnesota Sea Grant's Visualizing the Great Lakes photo library.