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ES 2WW3_lecture8-1 - Earth Sc 2WW3 The Great Lakes...

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Earth Sc 2WW3: The Great Lakes: Introduction, People and Impacts
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What are the main characteristics of the system? Have played a major role in the history and development of the United States and Canada More than 10% of the population of the U.S.
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Pollution and the Great Lakes Sensitive to the effects of: Vulnerable to direct atmospheric pollutants Outflows from the Great Lakes
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Relatively few pollutants enter the Lake Lake Superior
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The second largest Home to about 20% of the total population of the basin Lake Michigan
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Cottage destination for many Canadians and Americans Lake Huron
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The smallest of the lakes The shallowest of the five lakes Lake Erie
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Major urban industrial centers: Hamilton, Toronto Discharges into the St Lawrence River Lake Ontario
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Geology of the Great Lakes Foundation was set about 3 billion years ago, during the Precambrian era Valleys created by the river systems formed the basins for the Great Lakes
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Mineral Resources Uranium Copper & Zinc Gold & Silver Iron ore
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