Abandoned Shoreline of Lake Michigan

Abandoned Shoreline of Lake Michigan (HMW7T)

Location: Chicago, IL 60614 Cook County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 54.955', W 87° 37.857'

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This ridge is an ancient beach or sand bar of Lake Michigan whose waters reached this point 8,000 years ago when the lake level was 20 feet higher than now. Clark Street runs north atop this ridge. The park ponds lie between such old beaches, abandoned by the shrinking lake.

The outer boundary of Diversey Harbor and the boat slip running south of it to North Avenue are man-made land.
HM NumberHMW7T
Placed ByThe Chicago Park District
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 4:06pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 447677 N 4640633
Decimal Degrees41.91591667, -87.63095000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 54.955', W 87° 37.857'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 54' 57.30" N, 87° 37' 51.42" W
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Area Code(s)312, 773
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1746 N Stockton Dr, Chicago IL 60614, US
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