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Aurora Borealis over Lake Superior, Isle Royale National Park

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Misty Sunrise at Chippewa Harbor, Isle Royale

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Isle Royale Wolf

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Isle Royale Wolf

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Canoeing family visiting Rock Harbor Lighthouse, Isle Royale


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Greenstone Ridge Sunrise viewed from Ojibway Fire Tower, Isle Royale

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Rainbow over Raspberry Island
Isle Royale, Lake Superior

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Rainbow over Raspberry Island, at sunset
Isle Royale, Lake Superior

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Greenstone Ridge at Sunrise, from Ojibway Fire Tower -- Isle Royale

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Mist in valleys, seen from Ojibway Fire Tower just after sunrise -- Isle Royale


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Aurora Borealis over Lake Superior, Isle Royale National Park

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Aurora Borealis over Lake Superior, Isle Royale National Park
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Aurora Borealis at Rock Harbor, Isle Royale National Park

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Aurora Borealis at Rock Harbor, Isle Royale National Park

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Lake Superior Storm approaching Caribou Island, Isle Royale
 

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"Sandy" Dock at Rock Harbor Lodge, Isle Royale

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Sunrise at Rock Harbor Lodge, Isle Royale


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Tobin Harbor, Isle Royale

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"Sandy" tour boat and Rock Harbor Lodge, Isle Royale

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Cow moose in Autumn, Isle Royale

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Moose at Rock Harbor Lodge, Isle Royale

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Moose at Rock Harbor, Isle Royale (NPS vessel "Ranger III" in background)

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Chippewa Harbor entrance at Sunset -- Isle Royale


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Aurora Borealis, Isle Royale National

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Aerial view of Isle Royale from the southwest
(Lake Superior)

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Rainbow over Lake Superior
Moskey Basin, Isle Royale

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Bull Moose at Lake Superior Shore
Misty Isle Royale Morning, McCargoe Cove

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Isle Royale wolf at Lake Superior shore, McCargoe Cove

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Wolf Track in Backpacking Trail, Isle Royale
(We are on a shared path.)

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Bull moose browsing -- Isle Royale, autumn

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Common loons in mist -- Isle Royale

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Cow moose, Isle Royale

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Young park visitor delighted to find a moose antler in an Isle Royale's backcountry campground.

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Bull moose feeding on aquatic vegetation -- Isle Royale

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Wolf carcass on Lake Superior shore at Siskiwit Bay campground.

PLEASE NOTE: For more photos related to the
Isle Royale Wolf-Moose Study, click here.


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Rolf and Candy Peterson canoeing to Daisy Farm Campground
to give an evening program for Isle Royale campers.

PLEASE NOTE: For more photos of Rolf and Candy Peterson, and the
Isle Royale Wolf-Moose Study, click here.


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Red Fox Kit, Isle Royale National Park

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Common loon -- Isle Royale

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Rainbow over Lake Superior -- Isle Royale

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Isle Royale hiker approaching 2 moose (spring)

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Evening at Malone Bay, Isle Royale

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Evening at Malone Bay, Isle Royale

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Chippewa Harbor, Isle Royale

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Lake Superior surf, NPS vessel "Ranger III" beyond -- Isle Royale

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View from Greenstone Ridge of Canadian Headlands at Sunset -- Isle Royale


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Sunrise viewed from Rock Harbor Lodge, Isle Royale

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View from room at Rock Harbor Lodge, Isle Royale
 

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NPS vessel "Ranger III" passing Rock Harbor Lighthouse as it enters
Middle Islands Passage, Isle Royale


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View from cliffs above Chippewa Harbor, Isle Royale

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Enjoying view on cliffs above Chippewa Harbor -- Isle Royale

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Dayhiking on cliffs above Chippewa Harbor
Isle Royale

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Rock Harbor Lighthouse, Isle Royale

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Enjoying view on cliffs above Chippewa Harbor -- Isle Royale

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Approaching Rock Harbor Lighthouse
Isle Royale (Lake Superior)

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Approaching Rock Harbor Lighthouse -- Isle Royale

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Mixed wild berries collected on an early summer day at Isle Royale:
thimbleberries, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries

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Hikers on Greenstone Ridge, Isle Royale

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Hikers on Greenstone Ridge, Isle Royale

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Isle Royale park visitors at Rock Harbor Lighthouse

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Sea kayaking on Isle Royale's north shore

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Kayaker at Huginnin Cove, Isle Royale

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Kayaker at Huginnin Cove, Isle Royale

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Hiker on Minong Ridge, Isle Royale

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Cow moose with calf, Isle Royale

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Cow moose with calf, Isle Royale

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Cow moose and calf swimming -- Isle Royale

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Siskiwit Lake overlook, Isle Royale

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Cow moose and calf swimming -- Isle Royale

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Common Loons
Evening, Isle Royale

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Pickerel Cove, Isle Royale (Lake Superior)

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Taking a break from canoeing along
Lake Superior shore, Isle Royale

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Crescent Moon with Earthshine
Todd Harbor, Isle Royale

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Aurora Borealis over Moskey Basin
Lake Superior, Isle Royale

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Lake Superior shore at Malone Bay, Isle Royale

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Sea kayaking at Blake Point
(Northeast tip of Isle Royale)

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Crossing Siskiwit Bay -- Isle Royale (Lake Superior)

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Isle Royale Sunrise
Lake Superior

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Paddling in heavy seas, in an open water crossing to Isle Royale
from the mainland (Lake Superior)

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Sunrise at Rock Harbor, Isle Royale

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Lightning over Middle Islands Passage, Isle Royale

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Lake Superior storm approaching Isle Royale

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Lake Superior storm approaching Isle Royale

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Common loon -- Isle Royale

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Common loon -- Isle Royale

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Common loon -- Isle Royale

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Morel mushroom in caribou lichen -- Isle Royale

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White-throated sparrow singing -- Isle Royale

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Picking berries at on rocky bluffs above
Chippewa Harbor, Isle Royale

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Picking berries at on rocky bluffs above
Chippewa Harbor, Isle Royale

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Hiking on rocky bluffs above
Chippewa Harbor, Isle Royale

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Tobin Harbor Fog at Sunset
Isle Royale National Park
(Cover photo for the book Lake Superior: Story and Spirit)


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Dawn, Chippewa Harbor
Isle Royale

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Chippewa Harbor after sunset,
Isle Royale (Lake Superior)

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Rock Harbor Lighthouse, Isle Royale
(Lake Superior)

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Malone Bay moonrise, Isle Royale (Lake Superior)

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Isle Royale Light, Menagerie Island
(Lake Superior)

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2nd Order Fresnel Lens
in Rock of Ages Lighthouse
(This lens has been removed from the tower
and is on display at Windigo on Isle Royale.)

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2nd order Fresnel lens,
Rock of Ages Lighthouse
Lake Superior (Isle Royale)

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Rock of Ages Lighthouse
Isle Royale National Park

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Passage Island Lighthouse
Lake Superior (Isle Royale)

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Passage Island Lighthouse, Lake Superior (Isle Royale)

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4th Order Fresnel Lens in Passage Island Lighthouse
Isle Royale National Park

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Passage Island forest, Isle Royale (Lake Superior)

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Fresnel lens, Passage Island Lighthouse
Lake Superior (Isle Royale)

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Wolf carcass on Lake Superior shore at Siskiwit Bay campground, May 6, 2005

PLEASE NOTE: For more photos related to the
Isle Royale Wolf-Moose Study, click here.

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Red Fox Kit
Isle Royale National Park

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Hiking trail near Huginnin Cove, Isle Royale

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Hiking trail near Huginnin Cove, Isle Royale

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Hiking trail near Huginnin Cove, Isle Royale

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Red Fox Kit, Isle Royale

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Isle Royale Camper Lifts his Catch of the Day -- Pike

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Tobin Harbor sunset, Isle Royale (Lake Superior)

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Boreal Forest at Lake Superior shore
Duncan Bay, Isle Royale

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Huginnin Cove, Isle Royale

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Siskiwit River, Isle Royale

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Boreal Forest at Lake Superior shore
Duncan Bay, Isle Royale

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Last evening rays of sun on autumn aspens --
Moskey Basin, Isle Royale

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Lake Superior cliffs, Isle Royale

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Commons loons in mist, Isle Royale

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Common loons, Isle Royale A.M.

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Evening, Chippewa Harbor -- Isle Royale

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Male merganser courting female -- Isle Royale

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Merganser -- McCargoe Cove, Isle Royale

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Merganser -- Isle Royale

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Mergansers -- Isle Royale

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Merganser -- Isle Royale

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Calypso orchids -- Isle Royale

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Calypso orchids -- Isle Royale

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Calypso orchids -- Isle Royale

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Calypso orchids -- Isle Royale

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Calypso orchid -- Isle Royale

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Calypso Orchids
Isle Royale National Park
(Lake Superior)


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Ram's-Head Lady's Slippers
Isle Royale National Park
(Lake Superior)
 
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Ram's-Head Lady's Slippers
Isle Royale National Park
(Lake Superior)

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Calypso orchids -- Isle Royale

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Evening Canoeing in Chippewa Harbor, Isle Royale

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Lake Superior Fog, Huginnin Cove, Isle Royale

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View of McCargoe Cove from Birch Island, Isle Royale

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Sea kayaking along Isle Royale's north shore in May

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Taking a break from paddling -- Isle Royale

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Huginnin Cove, Isle Royale

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Lake Superior sunset from Isle Royale's north shore
(Canadian mainland on horizon)

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Lake Superior sunset from Isle Royale's north shore
(Canadian mainland on horizon)

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Entrance to Chippewa Harbor, Isle Royale

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Young camper at Malone Bay shore -- Isle Royale

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Young camper at Malone Bay shore, Isle Royale

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Storm and "Godbeams"--Huginnin Cove, Isle Royale

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Lake Superior Storm at Huginnin Cove, Isle Royale

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Morning, Huginnin Cove, Isle Royale

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Lake Superior waves crashing on cliff
at Huginnin Cove, Isle Royale

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Lake Superior waves crashing on cliff at Huginnin Cove, Isle Royale

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Huginnin Cove, Isle Royale

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View from rocky bluffs above
Chippewa Harbor, Isle Royale

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Entrance to Chippewa Harbor, Isle Royale

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View of Middle Islands Passage from overlook at Rock Harbor Lighthouse, Isle Royale

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Lake Superior shore at Isle Royale

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View of Middle Islands Passage from overlook at Rock Harbor Lighthouse, Isle Royale

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View of Middle Islands Passage from cliff at Rock Harbor Lighthouse, Isle Royale

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View of Middle Islands Passage from overlook at Rock Harbor Lighthouse, Isle Royale

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Morning, Huginnin Cove, Isle Royale

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Siskiwit Lake, Isle Royale

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Hiking toward Greenstone Ridge
(View from Mt. Ojibway Fire Tower)

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Siskiwit Lake, Isle Royale (Note Canoe)

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View of Middle Islands Passage from overlook at Rock Harbor Lighthouse, Isle Royale

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Canoeing by Rock Harbor Lighthouse, Isle Royale

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Canoeing toward Rock Harbor Lighthouse, Isle Royale

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Canoeing toward Rock Harbor Lighthouse, Isle Royale

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Grace Island cobble spit, Isle Royale

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Stream at Huginnin Cove, Isle Royale

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Stream at Huginnin Cove, Isle Royale

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Making the 23-mile crossing from Isle Royale to Grand Portage, MN
(Minnesota mainland on horizon)

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Making the 23-mile crossing from Isle Royale to Grand Portage, MN
(Minnesota mainland on horizon)

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Herring Gull, Lake Superior

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Making the 23-mile crossing from Isle Royale to Grand Portage, MN
(Minnesota mainland on horizon)

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Making the 23-mile crossing from Isle Royale to Grand Portage, MN
(Isle Royale on horizon)

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Making the 23-mile crossing from Isle Royale to
Grand Portage, MN -- Minnesota mainland on horizon
(Note GPS)

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Sunrise at Rock Harbor Lodge, Isle Royale


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Fall color at Washington Creek, Isle Royale

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Ojibway Fire Tower, Greenstone Ridge, Isle Royale National Park

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View from Ojibway Fire Tower, Greenstone Ridge
Isle Royale National Park

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View from Ojibway Fire Tower, Greenstone Ridge, Isle Royale National Park

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