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Wisconsin's Great Lakes Shipwrecks

What better way to beat the heat than to imagine diving into the deep, cool waters of Lake Superior (average temp: Ten degrees above freezing) without having to leave your desk. This exceptional shipwreck site, produced by the Wisconsin Historical Society and the UW Madison Sea Grant Institute, allows the visitor to pick her or his lake, Superior or Michigan, and explore the many shipwrecks that are chronicled there. The exhibits include photo galleries and video, taking the visitor up-close with these fascinating underwater artifacts. Deeper in the site is a section called Notes in the Field, where scientists involved in this summer's exploration of the Kate Kelly, a schooner that reefed between Milwaukee and Chicago in 1895, provide a daily log of their activities. Also off of this link is another link to the Kids' Corner, which provides all sorts of good information for kids and teachers about underwater archaeology and shipwrecks. This is definitely a site worth diving into.
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  • https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2003/0718
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July 18th, 2003
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July 18th, 2003 at 11:26am
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July 18th, 2003 at 11:26am
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