Great Divide
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frankhj
N 46° 11.173 W 090° 37.518
15T E 683258 N 5117478
Quick Description: Great Divide Marker on Hwy 13, 2.5 mi. N of jct with Hwy 77.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 8/9/2008 2:21:54 PM
Waymark Code: WM4DMN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus
Views: 23

Long Description:
You are now on the great divide which separates the two principal drainage areas of Wisconsin. Water falling to the north of this point finds its way into Lake Superior, then down through the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River 2000 miles into the Atlantic Ocean. Water which falls to the south of here runs down the Chippewa River into the "Father of Waters", and after 1600 miles reaches the Gulf of Mexico. The elevation here is approximately 950 feet above Lake Superior and 1550 feet above sea level.
County: Ashland

Location: Wayside

MarkerID: 54

Visit Instructions:
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