Great Lakes

This unfinished page contains text from either the 2003 or 2005 print version of Encyclopedia of Surfing. An updated version, with more photos, is coming soon.

World's largest group of freshwater lakes, located in North America on the border between the United States and Canada. Each of the Great Lakes—Michigan, Superior, Huron, Erie, and Ontario—has distinguishing surf features. Michigan, the only Great Lake located entirely in the United States, is the most surfed and the birthplace of fresh-water surfing; Superior has the largest surface area of any...

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