HURON, LAKE (Canada, United States)

Lake above and W of Lake Ontario, and W of and connected to Lake Michigan through the Straights of Mackinac, one of the Great Lakes. It was probably first sighted by Etienne Brulé, who reached Georgian Bay, an arm of the lake, in 1612. The lake was visited by Samuel de Champlain in 1615, and Jacques Marquette established a mission on its shore in 1668 at Sault Ste. Marie.

HURON, LAKE (Canada, United States)

Lake above and W of Lake Ontario, and W of and connected to Lake Michigan through the Straights of Mackinac, one of the Great Lakes. It was probably first sighted by Etienne Brulé, who reached Georgian Bay, an arm of the lake, in 1612. The lake was visited by Samuel de Champlain in 1615, and Jacques Marquette established a mission on its shore in 1668 at Sault Ste. Marie.

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