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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Croix, and the beautiful Apostle Islands by passing legislation including both of them within the National Park System.
5 places to see: MADELINE ISLAND Next to the Apostle islands, popular with holidaymakers.
There are thousands of submerged logs in the large bay, logs that became waterlogged and sank while being floated from the Apostle Islands and elsewhere to sawmills that dotted the shoreline in the second half of the 19th century and the first decade or so of the 20th century.
Located on Madeline Island, the largest of 22 Apostle Islands, this 2,350-acre park is home to rugged wooded cliffs and dramatic views of Lake Superior.
WHAT: The United States Mint (Mint) and the National Park Service will launch the America the Beautiful Quarters Program coin honoring Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at 10 a.m.
He noted that a similar setup on one of the Apostle Islands has been in service for 40 years.
13 and the Lake Superior shore north to Bayfield, a quaint harbor town and the gateway to the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore.
After paddling the caves of Wisconsin's Apostle Islands, I had high hopes for Pictured Rocks and it blew me away.
Wisconsin's Apostle Islands National Lakeshore had the highest recorded concentration of microplastics--285 particles per kilogram of sand--and Alaska's Sitka National Historical Park had the lowest, an average of 21 particles per kilogram.
Five silver America the Beautiful Quarters Program Coins with reverse proof finishes honoring Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (Michigan), Apostle Islands National Lakeshore (Wisconsin), Voyageurs National Park (Minnesota), Cumberland Island National Seashore (Georgia), and Block Island National Wildlife Refuge (Rhode Island).
In the 1950s two reintroductions of martens to Stockton Island of the Apostle Islands archipelago were considered failures, with the last confirmed sighting in the archipelago in 1969.
The 2018 5 oz Silver ATB Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Park, WI, marks the second release of 2018 and 42nd overall in the series.