20 incredible facts about the mighty Lake Superior

Lake Superior is not only the largest of the Great Lakes; it’s also one of the world’s biggest bodies of fresh water. But while size is its major claim to fame, it may be best known for its foggy conditions and stormy past. Hundreds of ships have been laid to rest on the lake bottom (including the wreck of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald) and each winter, tourists flock to the Apostle Island Sea Caves where vicious winds and waves sculpt majestic ice displays.

Here are 20 more interesting facts about this powerful Great Lake.