Lake Superior Statistics

  • Length: 350 Miles
  • Width: 160 Miles Maximum
  • Elevation: 602 feet above sea level
  • Shoreline: 2980 miles including islands
  • Average Depth: 489 feet
  • Maximum Depth: 1,333ft
  • One inch of water in Lake Superior is equal to
    533 billion gallons!
  • Water Clarity: Visibility 65-75 feet
  • Average Water Temperature: 40 degrees
    Fahrenheit
  • Maximum Recorded Wave Height: 31 feet
  • Shipwrecks Recorded: 350 with more than
    1,000 lives lost
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Pageant June 2006
Grand Marais,
Minnesota