Size: 31,7000 square miles
Deepest spot: 1,332 feet
Volume: 3 quadrillion gallons
Shoreline length: 1,826 miles
Elevation: 600 feet above sea level
Average water temperature: 40º Farenheit
Average underwater visibility: 27 feet
- Lake Superior is the largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area, and the third largest by volume.
- Lake Superior holds ten percent of the world’s fresh surface water.
- Lake Superior has 78 fish species.
- Lake Superior is the cleanest, clearest and coldest of the Great Lakes.