20 fascinating facts about Lake Erie

Residents of Kingsville, Ont., Leamington, Ont., and Port Colborne, Ont., as well as those in American cities such as Detroit, Cleveland, and Buffalo, make their home on the shores of Lake Erie. Because it’s located near so much industrial activity, the most southerly of the Great Lakes was once sullied by industrial waste. The last half-decade have been dedicated to its restoration, and the placid lake is now a favourite for anglers hoping to snatch up a sturgeon or walleye.

Here are 20 other interesting facts about Lake Erie.

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