Great Lakes Aquarium is the sole aquarium in US to have focused on ‘freshwater exhibits’. It has been housed in 3-storey building on banks of Lake Superior. Moreover, it has smaller as well as huge satellite tanks which have capacity equivalent to 120000 gallons.
It needs to be noted that every major exhibit of 5800 sq. m GLA, i.e. Great Lakes Aquarium have been based upon Lake Superior Basin’s actual habitats. ‘Slices’ of Baptism River, St. Louis river, Kakagon Slough, Pictured Rocks National lakeshore, Otter Cove, and Isle Royale can be seen ... More up close.
Great Lakes Aquarium remains open every single day between 1000 and 1800 hrs. Guests are always wel-come. They are allowed to stay till 1900 hrs.
Aerial Lift Bridge
Aerial bridge had been built with the objective of simplifying the process of commuting from one place to the other. As of now, it also spans a petite canal that was put via a thin but lengthy sand bar called ‘Minnesota Point’.
Duluth has been linked to Atlantic Ocean at the western corner of Lake Superior’s north shore. It is, in fact, western-most ‘deep-water port’ of Atlantic Ocean.
Duluth goes on to form a ‘metropolitan area’ with ‘Superior, Wisconsin’. Known as Twin Ports, the above-mentioned twin cities go on to share ‘Duluth-Superior harbor’. Together, they are amongst the most significant ports on ... More Great lakes, dealing with shipping of coal, grain, and taconite, i.e. iron ore.
The name ‘Duluth’ has been derived from ‘Daniel Greysolon, Sieur du Lhut’, i.e. the 1st known explorer of European origin to have visited this region.
As per US Census Bureau, area of Duluth on the whole is 226.2 sq. km; out of which 22.11%25 consists of water.
The population as per 2000 census was 384000.
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