MTU Isle Royale and Lake Superior
Road Scholar Program

July 8-14, 2012

John & Ann Mahan, Instructors

 

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Keweenaw Peninsula Bus Tour --Jacob's Falls

 


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Keweenaw Peninsula Bus Tour -- Holy Transfiguration Skete,
Society of St. John Monastery (Western Ukraine Byzantine design)

 

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Keweenaw Peninsula Bus Tour -- Lake Superior shore at the Monastery
Storm approaching

 


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Keweenaw Peninsula Bus Tour --the Jampot,
run by the monks of Society of St. John Monastery

 


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Keweenaw Peninsula Bus Tour --
Eagle Harbor Lighthouse tower stairway

 


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Keweenaw Peninsula Bus Tour -- atop Brockway Mountain

 


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Keweenaw Peninsula Bus Tour -- atop Brockway Mountain

 


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Keweenaw Peninsula Bus Tour -- experiencing "living history"
at Fort Wilkins, Copper Harbor

 


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Lake Superior shore at Fort Wilkins State Park, Copper Harbor

 


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Lake Superior shore at Fort Wilkins State Park,
Copper Harbor Lighthouse in the distance

 


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Keweenaw Peninsula Bus Tour -- Fort Wilkins,
Copper Harbor Lighthouse in distance

 


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Keweenaaaw Peninsula Bus Tour --
Photographing Stone Boat at Kearsarge
(Veterans Memorial built by WPA)

 


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Lift bridge raising for Ranger III to pass under,
as we depart Houghton for Isle Royale

 


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On board Ranger III -- passing Keweenaw Upper Entry Lighthouse
as we enter open Lake Superior

 


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On board Ranger III -- passing Rock Harbor Lighthouse as we arrive at Isle Royale

 


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Morning Walk -- Tobin Harbor

 


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Red fox on trail to Scoville Point

 


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Hiking near Scoville Point

 


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Resting at Scoville Point

 


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Group Photo, America Dock

 


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Hiking to Suzie's Cave

 


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Hiking to Suzie's Cave

 

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Hiking to Suzie's Cave
(Tookers Island on horizon, far left)

 


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Photographing a moose inside Suzie's cave!

 


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Hikers resting just outside Suzie's Cave
(Note fireweed to the left in foreground)

 


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Candy Peterson talking with visitors at Wolf-Moose research station

 


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Display of moose bones and antlered skulls, at Wolf-Moose research station

 


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Rock Harbor Lighthouse (note person in lantern room)

 


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Hiking to Rock Harbor Lighthouse

 


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Rock Harbor Lighthouse--Road Scholar enjoying view from lantern room

 


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Enjoying view of Middle Islands Passage
from overlook at Rock Harbor Lighthouse

 


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Hunting for Isle Royale greenstones (chlorastrolite)
on beach at Rock Harbor Lighthouse

 


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Boardwalk through Raspberry Island bog -- reading plant identification flags

 


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Hiking through Raspberry Island forest

 


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Lake Superior Outer Shore on Raspberry Island--
viewing "slickensides" (geologic feature -- fault-polished rock surfaces)

 


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Lake Superior outer shore on Raspberry Island

 


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Lake Superior outer shore on Raspberry Island

 


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Lake Superior outer shore on Raspberry Island

 


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Lake Superior outer shore on Raspberry Island

 


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Lake Superior outer shore on Raspberry Island

 


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Canoeing in Tobin Harbor

 


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Photographing Rock Harbor Lighthouse as Ranger III leaves Isle Royale

 

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