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Lake Huron is separated from Lake Michigan by the Straits of Mackinac, the two surfaces having the same height so they are hydrologically a single body of water. Lake Superior is approximately 7 meters high,  it flows through the St. Mary’s River into Lake Huron. It flows thereafter in the St. Clair River between Port Huron (Michigan) and Sarnia (Ontario)

The lake is 176 meters above sea level and reaches a maximum depth of 230 meters. It covers 59,600 km2 and contains 3538 km3 of water 2. Like the other Great Lakes, it was formed by melting ice during the retreat of “glaciers continentaux”. The largest of the islands, Manitoulin Island, holds the title of the world's largest island in a lake. It includes Lake Manitou with the title of world's largest lake located on an island in a lake. The lake also receives the waters of the Au Sable River (Michigan).

The Huron lake with its wildlife, shipwrecks, clear water makes itself a place of choice for dives in Canada indeed it and creates a unique environment for scuba diving. Underwater life abounds, including all types of colorful fish such as sunfish for example. The place gives us  a huge  collection of shipwrecks, moreover it is the “homelake” of two of Michigan’s 12 underwater preserves. The cold  water of Lake Huron helps conserving  the shipwrecks better than it would have been in a  salty water dive into a fantastic place and discover what is the lake hiding .

Popular dive sites are The Niagara IIBig Tub Lighthouse PointThe Caves