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The Little Sable Point Light Station
Credit: Jjegers

The Little Sable Point Light is located south of Pentwater in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is in the southwest corner of Golden Township, just south of Silver Lake State Park.

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Beaumont Tower
Credit: Subterranean

Beaumont Tower (1928), designed by the architectural firm of Donaldson and Meier, is a structure on the campus of Michigan State University. The 105-foot (32 m) tall tower marks the site of College Hall, the first building in America erected for instruction in scientific agriculture.

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A pastoral farm scene near Traverse City, July 2005
Credit: David Ball

Peninsula Township is a civil township of Grand Traverse County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 5,265. The township is coterminous with the Old Mission Peninsula, which projects into the Grand Traverse Bay of Lake Michigan.

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Tahquamenon Falls
Credit: Sujit kumar

The Tahquamenon Falls are two different waterfalls on the Tahquamenon River. Both sets are located near Lake Superior in the eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The water is notably brown in color from the tannins leached from the cedar swamps which the river drains.

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Keweenaw Waterway during Winter
Credit: Dcclark

The Keweenaw Waterway is a partly natural, partly manmade waterway which cuts across the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan. Parts of the waterway are variously known as the Keweenaw Waterway, Portage Canal, Portage Lake Canal, Portage River, Lily Pond, and Portage Lake.

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The Sylvania Wilderness Area
Credit: Hgjudd

Sylvania Wilderness is an 18,327-acre (74 km2) area of land located a few miles west of Watersmeet, Michigan. The area is located entirely within the bounds of the Ottawa National Forest, and is currently being managed as a wilderness area as part of the National Wilderness Preservation System by the U.S. Forest Service.

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The Porcupine Mountains on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan
Credit: Ssoundfromwayout

The Porcupine Mountains, or Porkies, are a group of small mountains spanning across the northwestern Upper Peninsula of Michigan in Ontonagon and Gogebic counties, near the shore of Lake Superior. The area is part of the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park.

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An old painting of Marquette, Michigan
Credit: Frances Anne Hopkins (uploaded by P199)

An old painting of Marquette, a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 19,661, with the 2007 population estimated placing it at 20,780. It is the county seat of Marquette County.

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Grand Circus Park Historic District in Detroit, Michigan
Credit: Mikerussell

Grand Circus Park Historic District contains the five acre Grand Circus Park in downtown Detroit, Michigan that connects the theatre district with its financial center. It is bisected by Woodward Avenue, four blocks north of Campus Martius Park, and is roughly bounded by Clifford, John R. and Adams Streets.

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Big Glen Lake and Little Glen Lake, as seen from the Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive
Credit: Doug Coldwell

The Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive is a scenic route within Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, in western Northern Michigan. The road is a 7.4 mile (12 kilometer) loop that can be driven or bicycled. It provides access to overlooks of Lake Michigan, the Sleeping Bear Dunes, Glen Lake, among other locations.

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The Highland Park Ford Motor Company plant in Highland Park, Michigan
Credit: Andrew Jameson

The Highland Park Ford Plant was a production plant for Ford Motor Company in the city of Highland Park, Michigan, which is surrounded by Detroit. The Highland Park Ford Plant was designed by Albert Kahn in 1908 and was opened in 1910.

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Credit: Mactographer

The Grand Hotel is a historic lodging facility located on Mackinac Island, Michigan, a small island located at the eastern end of the Straits of Mackinac within Lake Huron between the state's Upper and Lower Peninsulas.

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The Horace Rackham Memorial Fountain at the Detroit Zoo
Credit: MJCdetroit

The Detroit Zoo is located about 2 miles (3.2 km) north of the Detroit city limits at the intersection of Woodward Avenue, 10 Mile Road, and 696 in Royal Oak and Huntington Woods, Michigan, USA.

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The Crisler Arena, University of Michigan
Credit: Dave Parker

Crisler Arena, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, is the home arena for the University of Michigan men's and women's basketball teams. Constructed in 1967, the arena seats 13,751 spectators.

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Rivard Place part of Detroit International Riverfront
Credit: Mikerussell

The Detroit International Riverfront is an area so designated by the nonprofit city sponsored managing entity, the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy incorporated as a 501(c)(3) organization. The conservancy resulted from a study commissioned by Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.

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US Route 127 from the Grand River Avenue overpass in Lansing, Michigan.
Credit: Shadowlink1014

U.S. Route 127 (US 127) runs for 214.12 miles (344.59 km) in the U.S. state of Michigan. The highway enters Michigan from Ohio south of Hudson and ends at a partial interchange with I-75 south of Grayling. Prior to 2002, US 127 ended at I-69 north of East Lansing, a total of approximately 83 miles (134 km).

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An aerial view of Charlevoix Municipal Airport
Credit: My name

Charlevoix Municipal Airport (ICAO: KCVXFAA LID: CVX) is a public airport located one mile (2 km) southwest of the central business district of Charlevoix, a city in Charlevoix County, Michigan, United States. It is owned by the City of Charlevoix and served by one airline.

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Eustace-Cole Hall, located on Michigan State University
Credit: Werewombat

Eustace-Cole Hall (formerly Harry J. Eustace Hall, formerly Horticultural Laboratory) is a structure on the campus of Michigan State University. Eustace-Cole is the only building on MSU's main campus that is on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Benton Lake in Manistee National Forest
Credit: Nickw252

The Huron-Manistee National Forests are actually two national forests combined in 1945 for administration purposes and which comprise 978,725 acres (3,960 km2) of public lands, including 5,786 acres (23 km2) of wetlands, extending across the northern lower peninsula of Michigan.

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The Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Campus Martius
Credit: Mikerussell

Campus Martius Park is a re-established park in downtown Detroit, Michigan. After the fire of 1805, Campus Martius (from the Latin for Field of Mars, where Roman heroes walked) was the focal point of judge Augustus Woodward's plans to rebuild the city.