Great Lakes States

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The great lakes are located in the Middle West

The Great Lakes region of North America is a American region that includes the eight U.S. states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
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The characteristics

Consisting of the Great Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario. They contain the worlds 21% of fresh surface water. The Great Lakes States have a humid continental climate. The lakes themselves also have a moderating impact on the climate, they can also increase precipitation totals and produce lake-effect snowfall. Human characteristics of these states include a wide population in Illinois, Chicago of 9,804,845. It also includes many ports for exchange of goods.

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Human Impact and Movement

The human impact consists of trade on waterways that allow many trades for other countries. The big exports from the US is oil. This region is known as the global leader in advance manufacturing. The lakes also effect us because it is so big that storms and reefs are a major threat and sometimes cause shipwrecks making trading difficult.


America is of the most wealthiest countries in the world and most of the thanks goes to the great lakes and the St. Lawrence river. We are a very urban place and that idea has been expanded to many different places. Our waterways have helped us receive ideas and goods as well.

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Areas that reseamble The greak lake states

- African Great lakes

Consists of such big lakes that help the surrounding area.


- States surrounding Gulf of Mexico (Texas, Alabama, Louisiana, Florida, and Mississippi)

The gulf helps economically and with trade.

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The importance of this area

The Great Lake states are depended on such as the waterways used for receiving and giving resources to other regions and countries.