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Unbelievable facts

there is a triangle over the great lakes that has more disappearances than the Bermuda triangle.

Lake Michigan gets so clear after winter’s ice melts that you can actually see shipwrecks in 300 ft depth of it from the air.

Unbelievable facts

Lake Michigan gets so clear after winter’s ice melts that you can actually see shipwrecks in 300 ft depth of it from the air.

Facebook users shared this photo of the Mackinac Bridge from Jan. 19, as winter descended upon the Straits.

Eerie Mackinac Bridge photo makes rounds on Facebook, a reminder of Michigan's winter at its best

Facebook users shared this photo of the Mackinac Bridge from Jan. 19, as winter descended upon the Straits.

10 Great Lakes Shipwrecks

The Great Lakes form an important internal navigable channel in the Central North American region. However traversing through these water areas isn’t easy and many ships in the past have succumbed and irrevocably lost in their swirling depths. Here are the top 10 great lakes shipwrecks.

Mighty Blue

As many of you know I like to photograph the Mackinac Bridge and after I heard about the blue ice at the bridge I was curious. Was it really that blue? Was it as big as everyone was saying it was. How big of a deal was it really? Well the curiosity got to me and I had to check it out. I will have to say YES the ice is that blue and WOW it is something you must see in person. While looking at massive ice chunks that in some places were 24 inches thick you can't help but think how much force…

Edmund Fitzgerald and 17 miles to safety: Numbers tell famous shipwreck's story

Ship was hauling enough ore to make 7,500 vehicles.

The route of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald and where the

41 years ago: Edmund Fitzgerald sank in Lake Superior

The 729-foot vessel vanished from radar as winds of 75 miles per hour raised waves to 25 feet in 42-degree weather.

November 11, 1975 Newspaper Clipping. Sinking of the Great Lakes bulk freighter, the Edmund Fitzgerald in Lake Superior. www.marianneperry.ca

The Sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald November 10, 1975

November 11, 1975 Newspaper Clipping. Sinking of the Great Lakes bulk freighter, the Edmund Fitzgerald in Lake Superior. www.marianneperry.ca

Edmund Fitzgerald and 17 miles to safety: Numbers tell famous shipwreck's story | MLive.com

Edmund Fitzgerald and 17 miles to safety: Numbers tell famous shipwreck's story

Ship was hauling enough ore to make 7,500 vehicles.