Northern Lower Peninsula

Storm, Roger E.; Wedzel, Susan M.
January 1997
Hiking Michigan;1997, p65
The article provides information on Michigan's Lower Peninsula. The northern section of the state extends from the knuckles of the Lower Peninsula's mitten to the Straits of Mackinac at the tip of the mitt. The article describes the peninsula's topography and climate. It then cites the major rivers and lake in the peninsula, as well as the common plants, birds and mammals that can be found living in the area. It also enumerates the best natural features of Lower Peninsula.


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