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Location: North part of Lake Superior, extending from Bottle Point near Terrace Bay (Northwestern Ontario) in the east to Thunder Cape at the tip of Sibley Peninsula in the west, and from the shoreline in the north to the Canada-United States boarder in the south. Map.
Established: Still proposed at this time.
Size: Over 10,000 KM2

Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area

There’s a reason Lake Superior has been referred to as an inland ocean and you’ll discover that for yourself when you visit this immensely beautiful Great Lake. Called Gitchi Gummi or “The Big Lake” by the Anishinabek people and known for her furious storms, the Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area will soon be recognized as one of the largest protected areas of fresh water in the world.