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Cobble Beach - Concour d'Elegance


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The Great Lakes of North America are the largest such aquatic group on Earth, containing 21 percent of the world's surface freshwater. Four of the big five — lakes Superior, Erie, Ontario, Huron — form part of the Canadian-American border and are connected by the St. Lawrence Seaway and Great Lakes Waterway. And while the fifth, Lake Michigan, is the only one to rest entirely within the United States, even it is often considered a single water mass with Lake Huron, thanks to the Straits of Mackinac where the flow frequently reverses direction, as though Mother Nature herself favoured every opportunity for exchanges between Canada and the U.S.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2013/10/01/A-Concours-is-born