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- One of the Great Lakes of North America. Hydrologically a single lake, its two basins are traditionally counted as separate lakes, Lake Huron and Lake Michigan.
2002, Department of Environmental Quality, State of Michigan, “Great Lakes Map”, in (Please provide the book title or journal name):
- Lake Huron-Michigan, at 45,300 mi² / 117,400 km² is technically the world's largest freshwater lake. This is because what have traditionally been called Lake Huron and Lake Michigan are really giant lobes of a single lake connected by the five mile wide Strait of Mackinac.
Punctuation varies: Lake Huron - Michigan, Lake Huron–Michigan, Lake Huron-Michigan, Lake Huron/Michigan.