Lake Agassiz

Lake Agassiz
An immense prehistoric lake in the center of North America, which was fed by glacial runoff at the end of the last ice age.

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  • Lake Agassiz — was an immense glacial lake located in the center of North America. Fed by glacial runoff at the end of the last glacial period, its area was larger than all of the present day Great Lakes combined.ConceptionFirst postulated in 1823 by William… …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Agassiz —   [leɪk ægəsiː], Eisstausee der letzten Eiszeit in Nordamerika (USA und Kanada); er war rd. 300 000 km2 groß; Reste davon sind Winnipeg , Manitobasee und Lake of the Woods …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Lake Agassiz — Eine Karte der Ausmaße des Agassizsees Der Agassizsee war ein See im zentralen Nordamerika, dessen Fläche größer als die der heutigen Großen Seen gemeinsam war. Er wurde von Gletscherschmelzwasser am Ende der letzten Eiszeit gespeist. Erstmals… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lake Agassiz Peatlands Natural Area — is a National Natural Landmark located in Koochiching County, Minnesota. Designated in November 1965 under the Historic Sites Act. , its ownership and oversight are provided by the National Park Service of the United States.cite web | title =… …   Wikipedia

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  • Lake Chicago — was a prehistoric lake that is the ancestor of what is now known as Lake Michigan, one of North America s five Great Lakes. Origin The city of Chicago lies in a broad plain which, hundreds of millions of years ago, was a great interior basin… …   Wikipedia