Sunday, November 18, 2012

Manitoulin Island - Canada

This Manitoulin Island card was sent and signed by Marie and Ola, a polish postcrosser on holidays in Canada!!

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Manitoulin Island is a Canadian lake island in Lake Huron, in the province of Ontario. It is the largest lake island in the world.
The island has an area of 2,766 km2 (1,068 sq mi), making it the 172nd largest island in the world, and Canada's 31st largest island. 
 Manitoulin Island itself has 108 freshwater lakes, some of which have their own islands; in turn several of these "islands within islands" have their own ponds. Lake Manitou (about 104 km2 - 40.5 sq. mi.) is the largest lake in a freshwater island in the world, and Treasure Island in Lake Mindemoya is the largest island in a lake on an island in a lake in the world. Nameless Lake is the island's only no-motor lake. - in: wikipedia

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