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37 Great Lakes Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

37 Great Lakes Facts That Will Blow Your Mind I love living surrounded by them!

Michigan Entered the Union: January 26, 1837 (26) Capital: Lansing Origin of Name: Based on Chippewa Indian word "meicigama" meaning "great water" (the Great Lakes) State Nicknames: Wolverine State • Great Lakes State State Motto: Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam circumspice (If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look around you) State Tree: Eastern White Pine State Bird: Robin State Mammal: White-tailed Deer State Flower: Apple Blossom State Song: Michigan, My Michigan National Forests: 3 • State Parks: 99 Famous For: the Great Lakes, Automobile Plants, Kellog Cereal

Great Lakes from Space. Lakes Michigan, Erie, Huron, Superior, and Ontario.

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Aerial View of a City, Lake Shore Drive, Lake Michigan, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Aerial View of a City, Lake Shore Drive, Lake Michigan, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Photographic Print by Green Light Collection at AllPosters.com