Lake Erie

Lake Erie (HMQSS)

Location: Lakeside Marblehead, OH 43440 Ottawa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 32.183', W 82° 42.733'

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A Feature of Ohio's Water Resources

In total area, Lake Erie is the twelfth largest freshwater lake in the world and the most shallow of the five Great Lakes. It is about 210 miles long, 57 miles wide, with a shoreline of approximately 871 miles, and has a maximum depth of 210 feet. It served as a passage for early explorers navigating by canoe into the interior of North America and has since become a key link to commercial shipping on the Great Lakes. Lake Erie is an important water resource for recreation and tourism as well as for municipal and industrial use. Its warm, shallow waters harbor a diverse and abundant fishery, primarily known by anglers for fine catches of walleye, yellow perch, and smallmouth bass.
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Marker Number11-62
Year Placed2003
Placed ByThe Ohio Bicentennial Commission, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, The International Paper Company Foundation, The Ohio Historical Society
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Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 4:06pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 357171 N 4599718
Decimal Degrees41.53638333, -82.71221667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 32.183', W 82° 42.733'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 32' 10.98" N, 82° 42' 43.98" W
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Area Code(s)419, 567
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 110 Lighthouse Dr, Lakeside Marblehead OH 43440, US
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