Lake Huron Overview
By surface area, Lake Huron is the second-largest of the Great Lakes, with a surface area of 23,000 square miles (59,600 km2) making it the third-largest fresh water lake on Earth.By volume however, Lake Huron is only the third largest of the Great Lakes, being surpassed by Lake Michigan in this aspect.When measured at the Low Water Datum, the lake contains a volume of 850 cubic miles (3,540 km3) and a shoreline length of 3,827 mi (6,159 km).
The surface of Lake Huron is 577 feet (176 m) above sea level.The lake’s average depth is 32 fathoms 3 feet (195 ft; 59 m), while the maximum depth is 125 fathoms (750 ft; 229 m).It has a length of 206 statute miles (332 km; 179 nmi) and a greatest breadth of 183 statute miles (295 km; 159 nmi).
Important cities on Lake Huron Goderich, Sarnia, Bay City, Alpena, Rogers City, Cheboygan, Tobermory, Sauble Beach, Saugeen Shores, St. Ignace, and Port Huron.
A large bay that protrudes northeast from Lake Huron into Ontario, Canada, is called Georgian Bay. A notable feature of the lake is Manitoulin Island, which separates the North Channel and Georgian Bay from Lake Huron’s main body of water. It is the world’s largest freshwater island. Major centres on Georgian Bay include Owen Sound, Wasaga Beach, Midland, Penetanguishene, Port Severn and Parry Sound. A smaller bay that protrudes southwest from Lake Huron into the state of Michigan, U.S.A., is called Saginaw Bay.
Detailed Map of Lake Huron
Top Videos for Cruise Destination Lake Huron–Created by BoostVacations.com Staff
Top Videos for Cruise Destination Lake Huron – Created by BoostVacations.com Staff. Feel Free to add, vote or provide feedback to the list.
Lake Huron Water Levels
A portion of a documentary explaining part of why Great Lakes water levels are declining.
Discovery Yacht Charters - North Channel Lake Huron Georgian Bay
Discover the North Channel of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay. Owner Chris Blodgett talks about The North Channel which has been considered the best fresh water cruising in the world by the sailing community across the globe. See for yourself what lays beyond the shores of Manitoulin Island.
Trip across Lake Huron on my Bayliner Avanti 3250
In the spring of 2008 I decided to make a short documentary of me and my 32' Bayliner crossing Lake Huron. The trip started in Sarnia and ended in Tobermory. I was single-handed and it was an adventurous thing to do. I made sure I always wore my PFD in case I fell overboard.
Lake Huron Fishing - Shot with GoPro
Fished out of Lexington, MI 4-20-12 on the Finlander
Lake Huron - Lake Monster
Kayaking with Emily in Lake Huron when along came a USO - Unidentified Swimming Object and scared the bejeesus out of us..... beware swimmers....
Lake Huron Kayaking - Summer 2012
Paddling along Lake Huron shoreline from Port Austin to Turnip Rock Shot on GoPro Hero2 Edited in PowerDirector 10 Music by Blackmill
Lake Huron, Oscoda, MI
Spending some time fishing at Lake Huron in Oscoda, Michigan, early August, 2012.
Sailing: Lake Huron, Blue Water w/Blackmore's Night "Ghost of a Rose"
Sailing from Bridgeview Marina up the St. Clair River and onto Lake Huron, readying the lines and setting sail. Relaxing Music: "Ghost of a Rose" by Blackmore's Night, featuring classical/twelve-string guitar in a medieval style
Great Lakes Shoreline Tour - Lake Huron's UP coast
The Upper Peninsula Michigan coastline of Lake Huron - segment four of our Great Lakes Shoreline Tour. From the http://roadtreking.com website and journalist Mike Wendland, who travels the country in an RV looking for interesting people and places
Nordmeer Wreck Scuba Dive, Lake Huron - Thunder Bay Michigan
Nick and Brad dive the Nordmeer wreck, a 500 foot freighter in Lake Huron, about nine miles off the coast of Alpena, Michigan. This is a fantastic fresh water dive where you can see a bald eagle and a huge wreck in the same boat trip.