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Michigan Geological Attractions and Destinations


Michigan's Upper and Lower Peninsulas, nestled among four of the Great Lakes, display rocks ranging in age from Archean to Jurassic, with a generous topping of glacial deposits from the Pleistocene. Fossils, falls and many other features await your visit.

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An Archean wilderness Isle RoyaleMined since prehistoric timesKeweenaw Copper District, Upper PeninsulaMichigan's biggest springKitch-iti-kipi (Big Spring), Schoolcraft CountyWorld's biggestLimestone Quarry, Presque Isle County
Home of the state stonePetoskey, Emmet CountyAmerica's first lakeshorePictured Rocks, Alger CountyDunes and moraines abound Sleeping Bear Dunes, Leelanau/Benzie CountiesPrime Lake Michigan shore dunesWarren Dunes, Berrien County
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