Discovery Map Series: Minocqua Chain of Lakes

07 Nov
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There’s more to a lake than it simply being a body of water. Many lakes have helped to shape the vibrant history and culture of certain regions. Lakes provides environmental benefits, influence quality of life, strengthen economies through tourism, provide amazing opportunities for recreation and cottage/residential living, and serve as a source of drinking water […]

Travel Tuesday Map: Adirondack State Park, New York

02 Nov
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Among the many beautiful state parks in New York is the Adirondack Park. It was created in 1892 and is known for its diverse landscape that features pristine waterways, towering mountains and boreal forests. It’s earliest known human inhabitants were Paleo-Indians, evident from sites found around the region dating to 9,000 B.C. Escaping the chop […]

Discovery Map Series: Columbia River, Headwaters to the Pacific Ocean

31 Oct
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Columbia River Whether it is called the River Oregon, Big River, or River of the West, the Columbia River is the largest river in North America that drains into the Pacific Ocean. The Columbia River drains a basin that is approximately 260,000 square miles, from its headwaters in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, Canada […]

Travel Tuesday Map Feature: Three Lakes Chain of Lakes, Wisconsin Lake Art

26 Oct
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There’s more to a lake than it simply being a body of water. Many lakes have helped to shape the vibrant history and culture of certain regions. Lakes provides environmental benefits, influence quality of life, strengthen economies through tourism, provide amazing opportunities for recreation and cottage/residential living, and serve as a source of drinking water […]

Discovery Map Series: The sites of Death Valley National Park, California

24 Oct
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Straddling the California-Nevada border, Death Valley National Park occupies a desert valley area between the arid Great Basin and Mojave deserts. It is the hottest and driest place in America, and the lowest of all the national parks in the lower 48 states. Covering 3.3 million acres, this park features salt-flats, mysterious rocks, sand dunes, […]

Discovery Map Series: Dungeness Spit, Washington

17 Oct
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Stretching for roughly 6 miles east of Port Angeles and jutting into the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Dungeness Spit is the longest natural sand spit in the United States. This narrow strip of landform in northeastern Clallam County, Washington shelters the Dungeness Bay. Dungeness Spit is situated entirely within the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, […]

Discovery Map Series: Petoski Lakes, Beaver Island, and Traverse Bay Michigan

10 Oct
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Michigan is known as the Great Lakes State, and the name Michigan comes from the Native American word “Mishigamaa” which means “large lake.” Its beautiful, natural surroundings include 3,177 miles of Great Lakes shoreline, along with numerous other exquisite lakes, almost 200 waterfalls and 36,000 miles of streams, along with numerous islands. It can simply […]