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Huron 23,010 ″ ″
Erie 9,940 ″ ″
Ontario 7,540 ″ ″

Lake Location Area in Square Miles
Lake of the Woods Minnesota 1,485
Ponchartrain Louisiana 625
Champlain New York 490
St. Clair Michigan 460
Salton Sea California 287
Winnebago Wisconsin 215
Tahoe California 193
Leech Minnesota 174
Yellowstone Wyoming 140
Malheur Oregon 128
Summer Oregon 128
Calcasieu Louisana 117
Moosehead Maine 117
Devils North Dakota 111
Owens California 101
Honey California 100

In addition to such sources as your travel agent, the railroads, bus, air, and steamship lines, there are the following suggestions to be made if you wish detailed information on any area you plan to visit.

RECREATIONAL AREAS OF THE UNITED STATES.  A map issued by the United STates Travel Division, National Park Service, Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C.  This map has information on the National Parks, Monuments, Historic Sites, Forests, Trails, and other outstanding recreational features of the country.

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THE AMERICAN GUIDE, edited by H.G. Alsberg, published by Hastings House, New York, is a detailed directory of routes, cities and towns of the United States.

THE WPA GUIDES OF THE STATES, published by various publishers, have much of interest to offer on the outstanding features and history of the individual states.

THE TOURIST OR PUBLICITY BUREAUS maintained by every State and usually located in the capital, will send maps and descriptive literature to the inquirer.

The steamship companies serving these States and this possession are excellent sources of information for the traveler and will send descriptive literature and other materials.

Each of these places has Publicity or Tourist Bureaus which may be addressed at Juneau, Honolulu and San Juan respectively.

THE SOUTH AMERICAN HANDBOOK (latest edition) is an English publication which contains detailed and comprehensive information on the countries and this region.

THE PAN AMERICAN UNION, Washington, D.C. also will send the traveler information.

THE CONSULATES AD TOURIST INFORMATION BUREAUS of the different countries will provide you with literature, maps and other information.

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