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Manitoulin Island

Lake Huron's Manitoulin Island is the world's largest freshwater island with an area of 2 766 square kilometres. Part of Ontario, Canada, the island separates the larger part of Lake Huron to its south and west from Georgian Bay[?] to its east. Manitoulin Island itself has 108 freshwater lakes - some of which have their own islands.

There are 18 towns on Manitoulin, which includes 6 Ojibwa reserves. During the summer months the population on the island grows by more than a quarter of its usual size due to the popularity of boating and other activities offered to tourists.

The Island is generally considered to be an above water rising of a geological structure running south into Niagara Falls and further towards the Carolina forests of the United States.



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