From: The National Geographic Magazine, vol.40, no.2, p.202, [August 1921]

Photograph by George Shiras, 3rd

THE BANKS ON THE LEFT, COVERED WITH SECOND-GROWTH TREES, IS AN ANCIENT
BEAVER DAM 1,500 FEET LONG, PROBABLY 400 YEARS OLD, AND
FORMING THE LAKE ORIGINALLY.

The picture [above] shows the western end of Echo Lake [below], which occupies a mile in the center of
Grand Island [in Lake Superior]. It is largely frequented by deer and elk.

Aerial view of Echo Lake


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