is the largest of North America
's Great Lakes
. It is the largest freshwater lake in the world. (The Caspian Sea
is larger, but contains salt water.) Lake Superior has a surface area of 82,000 km²
(32,000 sq. mi.), larger than the Czech Republic
. It borders Ontario
, and Minnesota
in the United States of America
. It is an important shipment route for iron ore and is part of the Great Lakes Waterway
Lake Superior drains into Lake Huron at the waterfall Sault Sainte-Marie[?].
Important towns on Lake Superior include Duluth, Minnesota, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, and Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.
The largest island in Lake Superior is Isle Royale National Park.
The Anishinabe were primarily located around the Great Lakes region.
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