Huron Shores Heritage Route
 

Home>Plan Your Trip>Remenant Sand Dune and Shoreline

Remenant Sand Dune and Shoreline

Sand Deposits from Glacial Lake Nipissing
sportsmans_island.jpg

Remenant of a post glacial great lake shoreline, consisting primarily of sand deposits. The old shoreline was disceted when the Thunder Bay River finaly cut through the barrier dune and shortened it's flow path into Lake Huron. This low sand dune formation extends from Alpena south to the community of Black River in Alcona County. Piper Road, and Sand hill road as well as the railroad follow the old shoreline.

GPS Coordinates:
45.07565, -83.45232
 
 
US-23 Heritage Route Plan Your Trip! AVisit Our Regions: renac Visit Our Regions: Iosco Visit Our Regions: Alcona Visit Our Regions: Alpena Visit Our Regions: Presque Isle Visit Our Regions: Cheboygan
Add This To Your Itinerary
 

Viewing this on a mobile device? Use the mobile edition of this website!

Copyright © 2015, Northeast Michigan Council of Governments | Contact the US 23 Heritage Route!

This website powered by Community Center software from LIAA