Photographer's Note

The waves break towards the shore of Lake Superior as another snow squall approaches the Coppermine Point Lighthouse (1910) on Hibbard Bay. It's early January and without ice cover on the lake, the warm air from the water mixes with the cold air creating lots of snow.

Lake Superior is the largest fresh water lake in the world. It is the coldest, deepest and highest elevated of the 5 Great Lakes. At 350 miles (563km)long and 160 miles (257km) wide, it totals 20,598sq mi(53,350sq km). It's deepest point is 1,333ft (406m) and contains about 10% of the world's fresh water.

The light which was originally on Batchawana Bay, was deactivated in the early 60's and moved to this location. It still stands today though has fallen into a state of disrepair.

Olympus OM-1 w/50mm Zuiko lens
Kodachrome 64 slide film
Nikon Coolscan V ED scanner

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  • Copyright: Earl Minnis (mile27) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 57 W: 0 N: 53] (256)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 1991-01-03
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2006-03-16 17:06
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