Apostle Islands


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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Apostle Islands,

group of more than 20 wooded islands, in Lake Superior, off N Wis. Madeline, 13 mi (21 km) long, is the largest island and has the group's only settlement, La Pointe. Noted for their wave-eroded cliffs, lake caves, and abundant wildlife, the islands are visited by tourists and hunters. The islands, along with an 11 mi (18 km) strip of the adjacent shoreline, make up Apostle Islands National Lakeshore (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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In 1996, the WYC expanded north to create the Apostle Islands Station (AIS) on Lake Superior in Bayfield Wisconsin.
At Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin, the rock-solid cover has allowed around 35,000 visitors to trudge miles over Lake Superior to explore caves featuring dazzling ice formations.
This superior place; stories of Bayfield and the Apostle Islands.
From 1847 to 1861, Hermit Island in Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin was home to a mysterious man who lived alone, tending a garden, making barrels to sell to passing fishermen, keeping mostly to himself.
We paddled into a deep cave under one of the Apostle Islands, possibly Judas, and explored it, ducking our heads under the low ceiling, and emerged a half-minute before the wake of a distant ore boat came crashing into the cave, which would have busted our heads but good, no need for the EMTs.
Carl Dahl is a 10-year-old boy who lives with his father and sister on Sand Island, one of the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior, off the coast of Wisconsin.
What the 22 Apostle Islands lack in size they make up for in stark beauty, steeped in the history and lore of Native Americans and European settlers.
This love of place found expression this summer when our president, Karen Halbersleben, volunteered as a lighthouse keeper on Michigan Island in the nearby Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.
Scientists have previously seen iceberg scours on the bottom of Lake Superior, but those were found in a shallow region near Wisconsin's Apostle Islands.
On our boat (complete with our own captain) we went out onto the lake to look at the Apostle Islands.
I stayed at the Bayfield Inn, which overlooked the shores of Lake Superior and over to the Apostle Islands, a collection of 22 National Park islands, which you can reach by boat and are popular with campers and black bears, which sometimes swim between them.
Croix, and the beautiful Apostle Islands by passing legislation including both of them within the National Park System.