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Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Michigan

Randall L. Milstein
Randall L. Milstein
Subsurface and Petroleum Geology Unit, Michigan Geological Survey
Lansing, Michigan 48912
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January 01, 1987


Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, T.27 to 32N., R.13 to 16W., Benzie and Leelanau counties, Michigan;North Manitou, Maple City, Empire, and Frankfort, Michigan, 15-minute quadrangles. The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore begins just north of Point Betsie in Benzie County and extends northward along theLake Michigan shoreline to Good Harbor Bay in Leelanau County (Fig.1). The national lakeshore also includes both North and South Manitou islands. Access to the national lakeshore by automobile is by Michigan 22. Access to the Manitou Islands is by private or charter boat service.Charter boat service is from Leland, Michigan, and is provided by Manitou Island Transit from June through December. Service is round trip once daily. Thedriving of vehicles in Sleeping Bear DunesNational Lakeshore is restricted to established, maintained roads. The driving of offroad recreational vehicles is restricted to designated roadways; offroad travel in sand dunes areas is prohibited.Pets are not allowed onthe Manitou Islands.

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DNAG, Centennial Field Guides

North-Central Section of the Geological Society of America

Geological Society of America
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January 01, 1987




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