Superior: Under the Shadow Of The Gods by Barbara Chisholm & Andrea Gutsche

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Superior: Under the Shadow Of The Gods by Barbara Chisholm & Andrea Gutsche

8vo. pp. xxxix, 281. maps & b/w illustrations. bibliography. index. paperback wrs. [Toronto]: Lynx Images, [1999].

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ISBN-10: 0969842775 / ISBN-13: 9780969842774

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A Guide to the History of Lake Superior's Canadian Shore

The history of Lake Superior's magnificent shore is explored in all its drama in this remarkable book. An inland ocean of incredible power, Superior is an ancient and mysterious dwelling place for the gods. Its spirit rises far above that of an ordinary lake. Explorers, dreamers, and industrialists moved in to plunder and possess, but Superior took them all to task. The book is filled with compelling stories of the adventures, failures, triumphs, and deceits of those who came to fulfill their dreams.

Tales of ghost villages, islands, shipwrecks, the railway and POW camps will fascinate anyone intrigued by the world's largest freshwater lake. For those travelling by land or by water, the books 200 sites, maps, and archival photographs will enrich your journey from Sault Ste. Marie past Thunder Bay to the Minnesota border.