Add to your enjoyment, understanding, and exploration of the North Shore of Lake Superior along one of Americas most scenic highways with this
The North Shore of Lake Superior
on Scenic Highway 61
Beaches, Overlooks, Waysides, and Short Walks
In this comprehensive guide book geologist and award winning natural history author Ron Morton provides a wealth of information on the geology, plants, scenery, landforms, and history of the beaches, overlooks, and waysides to be found along Highway 61 from Brighton Beach in Duluth to Grand Portage State Park and the Pigeon River Falls on the International Border. And, if you feel like taking a short stroll, whether along a shingle beach, the rocky Lake Superior shoreline, a wild, dashing river, or into the pine-scented Northwoods you have ample opportunities as Morton details short loop walks for doing just that.
Whether its an afternoon get-away or a week of exploration this guidebook, written in an easy to read and entertaining way with just the right amount of detail, makes the perfect travelling companion.
Ø 43 individual waypoints and 17 leg-stretching walks.
Ø Detailed directions to each stop or waypoint. GPS coordinates for each waypoint are available from rockflowerpress.com.
Ø A section called To Look For, which lists special features to be found at each stop or walk.
Ø Detailed maps showing the location of each stop and/or walk as well as other important geographic and cultural features.
Ø Glossaries of the common minerals and rocks found along the North Shore of Lake Superior
This book is available in both Kindle (Amazon) and Nook (Barnes and Noble) formats as well as at Goggle Books