Mackinac, Straits of

channel betw. Lakes Michigan and Huron; ab. 5 mi. wide and 40 mi. long.

Webster's Gazetteer. 2013.

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  • Mackinac, Straits of — Channel connecting Lake Michigan with Lake Huron. Forming an important waterway between the Upper and Lower peninsulas of Michigan, U.S., the straits are 30 mi (48 km) long and 4 mi (6 km) wide at their narrowest point. They are spanned by the… …   Universalium

  • Mackinac, Straits of — geographical name channel N Michigan connecting Lake Huron & Lake Michigan; 4 miles (6.4 kilometers) wide at narrowest point …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Mackinac, Straits of — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mackinac Bridge — Infobox Bridge bridge name= Mackinac Bridge caption= official name= also known as= Mighty Mac or Big Mac carries= 4 lanes of Interstate 75 crosses= Straits of Mackinac locale= Mackinaw City and St. Ignace, Michigan maint= Mackinac Bridge… …   Wikipedia

  • Mackinac Island — Infobox Islands name = Mackinac image caption = locator location map|Michigan|label=Mackinac Island|mark=Green pog.svg|lat dir=N|lat deg=45|lat min=51|lat sec=40|lon dir=W|lon deg=84|lon min=37|lon sec=50 map custom = yes native name =… …   Wikipedia

  • Mackinac — Mackinaw or related spellings is the name of several different places and things, mostly related to the area where Lake Michigan meets Lake Huron. Mackinac is a derivation of a Menomini or Ojibwe word Michilimackinac and is pronounced IPA|… …   Wikipedia

  • Mackinac County, Michigan — Infobox U.S. County county = Mackinac County state = Michigan map size = 200 founded = October 26, 1818 [http://www.mackinaccounty.net/comminfo9548159.asp] seat = St. Ignace area total sq mi = 2101 area land sq mi =1022 area water sq mi =1079… …   Wikipedia

  • Mackinac Island — Island in the Straits of Mackinac, southeastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan, U.S. It is 3 mi (5 km) long. It was an ancient Indian burial ground called Michilimackinac when the British built a fort there in 1780. After the U.S. took possession in …   Universalium

  • Mackinac Bridge — a suspension bridge over the Straits of Mackinac, connecting the Upper and Lower peninsulas of Michigan: one of the longest suspension bridges in the world. 3800 ft. (1158 m) center span; 7400 ft. (2256 m) in total length. * * * ▪ bridge,… …   Universalium

  • Mackinac Island — Île Mackinac « Mackinac Island » redirige ici. Pour les autres significations, voir Mackinac Island (Michigan). Île Mackinac Mackinac Island  …   Wikipédia en Français

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