Posts Tagged ‘ Great Lakes ’

Ice Volcanoes Create Great Lakes Winter Outdoor Attraction

Feb 9th, 2011 | By
Ice Volcanoes Create Great Lakes Winter Outdoor Attraction

Ice volcanoes are emerging along the shores of the Great Lakes this winter, creating a unique tourist attraction. But experts warn to be careful when exploring them. Ice volcanoes (cryovolcanoes, also called “ice canoes”) are ice cones formed from erupting water and snow, just as regular volcanic cones form from erupting lava. When winter ice
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Great Lakes Water Abundant But Could Run Low, Report Says

Feb 7th, 2011 | By
Great Lakes Water Abundant But Could Run Low, Report Says

The Great Lakes region still has more fresh water than anywhere else, but some locations could experience shortages due to climate shifts or demand surges, according to a five-year study scheduled to be released by the U.S. Geological Survey Monday, obtained early by the Associated Press. The Great Lakes themselves contain 6 quadrillion (6,000 trillion)
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