Tag Archives: Great Lakes

Surprise! Icebergs Spotted in Lake Superior | LiveScience.com

Though it’s starting to feel like summer in the Great Lakes region, with temperatures soaring into the 80s Fahrenheit, icebergs are still loitering in Lake Superior — a reminder of an especially harsh winter.Last week, a marine warden with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources was patrolling Lake Superior when she spotted seagulls resting on a huge chunk of ice near Madeline Island, off the northern coast of Wisconsin.

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Wow! The Most Amazing Images in Science This Week | LiveScience

For the first time in five years, intrepid visitors to the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore can make the icy trek along the frozen waters of Lake Superior to glimpse the millions of icicles — some several stories tall — that embellish the region’s incredible ice caves.

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