Door Peninsula


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Door Peninsula,

80 mi (129 km) long, NE Wis., between Green Bay and Lake Michigan; a canal at Sturgeon Bay bisects the peninsula. Cherry growing and tourism are the chief industries. The peninsula was visited as early as the 17th cent. by French explorers and missionaries. Ellison Bay, Fish Creek, and Egg Harbor are among the towns located on the peninsula.
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A view of Sleeping Bear Dunes from Empire Bluff overlooking Lake Michigan The woods show first tints of autumn as Tina and husband Roy take to the road on their tour around Lake Michigan Tina steps out of her home on wheels and gets ready to settle down for the night Skyscrapers dominate Milwaukee's skyline with the city's eye-catching art museum (foreground) Ephraim is one of several towns and villages with a strong Scandinavian influence on Wisconsin Door Peninsula
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This is evidence for the presence of the Niagara Escarpment that extends from Niagara Falls to the east through the southern part of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and west to the Door Peninsula which is located east of Green Bay, Wisconsin.