The Great Lakes Region • the great lakes region

The Great Lakes region are shown in this image acquired by the MODIS on board the Aqua satellite on May 8, 2006. The Great Lakes are on or near the US/Canada border.

Therefore are the largest group of fresh water lakes in the world and are sometimes referred to as inland seas. West to East, the Great Lakes are Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario.

Also Great Lakes Commission, authorized by the region’s American states and Province of Ontario. Therefore the additional Canadian Province of Quebec, comprises a bi-national authority with specified powers to protect and preserve the water. The Commission’s authorities are confirmed by the Canadian and American federal governments.

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