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Image map allowing access to photos by geography.  Alternative access scroll down. GrandTraverseBay BeaverIsland Manistee Muskegon Manitou St. Joseph's Region Charlevoix to Petoskey Naubinway to St. Ignace Green Bay Manitowoc GrandHaven Ogden Dunes Door County, WI
Location Date Water Level (m) Photo Credit
Manitowoc, WI - looking north along the Lake Michigan shoreline adjacent to the UW-Manitowoc Campus August 17, 2001 175.940-176.055 MantShrN.jpg (67KB) Phil Moy, WI Sea Grant
Manitowoc, WI - looking south along the Lake Michigan shoreline adjacent to the UW-Manitowoc Campus August 17, 2001 175.940-176.055 MantShrS.jpg (71KB) Phil Moy, WI Sea Grant
Peters Marsh, Green Bay, WI 1974-1999 175.7-177.7 Cofrin Arboretum Center for Biodiversity
Eagle Harbor in Ephraim, WI (northern tip of Door County peninsula) - Public docks at boat ramp. 10/25/99 176.03-176.08 1nodiving.jpg (56KB) Kate Houston
Eagle Harbor in Ephraim, WI (northern tip of Door County peninsula) - small tender, high and dry. 10/25/99 176.03-176.08 2drydock.jpg (50KB) Kate Houston
Eagle Harbor in Ephraim, WI (northern tip of Door County peninsula) - more beach vegetation (from southern end of Eagle Harbor,
looking toward "downtown" Ephraim).
10/25/99 176.03-176.08 3alotmorebeach.jpg (39KB) Kate Houston
Eagle Harbor in Ephraim, WI (northern tip of Door County peninsula) - puddles and birds on beach expanse 10/25/99 176.03-176.08 4puddles.jpg (33 KB) Kate Houston
Eagle Harbor in Ephraim, WI (northern tip of Door County peninsula) - beach view 10/25/99 176.03-176.08 5beach102599.jpg (32KB) Kate Houston
Eagle Harbor in Ephraim, WI (northern tip of Door County peninsula) - beach view (same location as 10/25/99 photo) April 21, 2000 175.99-176.06 6beach42100.jpg (29 KB) Kate Houston
Fish Creek Harbor, Door County, WI March 9, 2003 175.66-175.79 WEBMarch6to8_062.jpg (188KB) Mike Kennedy

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Door County, WI April 2001 175.68-176.09 Demeur1.jpg (95KB) Demeur2.jpg (112KB) Demeur3.jpg (76KB) Christopher Demeur
Door County, WI - Egg Harbor - Notice that the waterline of the boat is nearly even with the dock. In the later photos (2001), it's about a 4' drop. 1985 & 2001 177.13 & ~175.7 Demeur4WaterLevels.jpg (131KB) Christopher Demeur
Naubinway to St. Ignace, MI May 21, 2001 175.76-176.12 Lakemi1.jpg (25KB) Ron Kinnunen, MI Sea Grant
More Naubinway to St. Ignace Images from May 21, 2001 by Ron Kinnunen

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Naubinway to St. Ignace, MI May 22, 2001 175.76-176.12 Lakemi30.jpg (28KB) Ron Kinnunen, MI Sea Grant
US Rt. 2, Moran Township, Mackinac County - part of 'Michigan Sea Grant Demonstration Erosion Control Program'. Fall of 1973 176.95-177.35 mckinney23.jpg (52KB) SG Technical Report #55 (Feb. 1977)
Moran Township, Mackinac County, MI - Sec. 25, Brevort Demo Erosion Project October 31, 1976 176.65-176.77 mckinney09.jpg (64KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Beaver Island, St. James Fish House - Commercial Fisherman's Fish House raised and moved 1986 176.82-177.66 mckinney14.jpg (65KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Beaver Island 1986 176.98-177.67 12BeaverIsland.jpg (202KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Beaver Island - Foghorn Building at lighthouse 1986 176.98-177.67 09BeaverIsland.jpg (194KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Petoskey - Railroad bed eroded between Petoskey water treatment plant and Lake Michigan 1988 176.33-176.75 08Petoskey.jpg (188KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Charlevoix - mouth of channel, elaborate shore protection structures protecting condos 1988 176.33-176.75 05Charlevoix.jpg (84KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Traverse City, MI - Bakers Acres, Hyd. Sand Fill Early Summer 1952 177.22-177.33 mckinney02.jpg (53KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Traverse City, MI - Bakers Acres Resort 10/17/1952 177.01-177.20 mckinney03.jpg (65KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Grand Traverse - Revealed by high water erosion - pipe placed under beach at lower levels 1985 176.73-177.36 17GT.jpg (151KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant

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Antrim County, Lake Michigan site - Innovative idea of beach stairs - stairs were moveable as the eroded bluff receded. 1985 176.73-177.33 19AntrimCity.jpg (196KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Traverse City River Walk Underwater 1985 176.73-177.36 20TC.jpg (179KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Traverse City, MI - Boardman River Walk, Underwater 1986 176.82-177.66 mckinney13.jpg (70KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
West Grand Traverse Bay, MI - Titled "Fort of Grand Traverse" indicative of a homeowner's courageous fight against the raging lake. July 1986 176.82-177.66 mckinney15.jpg (71KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
West Grand Traverse Bay - Residential protection 1986 176.98-177.59 16WGTB.jpg (213KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Grand Traverse Bay, West Bay - Erosion Mitigation Project - " Bring on the quarried rocks" - quarried rock from Lake Huron being placed on Lake Michigan shore site 1986 176.82-177.66 mckinney16.jpg (67KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Grand Traverse Bay - West Arm June 1987 176.94-177.21 swinehart13.jpg (43KB) Carol Swinehart, MI Sea Grant
Traverse City, MI - East Bay, High water revealed a septic pipe illegally placed 1986 176.82-177.66 mckinney17.jpg (51KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Traverse City West Bay - Beach at high water 1986 176.98-177.59 13WestGTBay.jpg (155KB)
07TCWestBay.jpg (144KB)
John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Grand Traverse Bay - Offshore Breakwater Demonstration site adjacent to Harbor West Condo Village - #3 is a mold for making pre-cast cement breakwater structures October 1986 177.42-177.58 27WGTB.jpg (174KB)
25HarborWestCondoVillage.jpg (181KB)
24HarborWestManninVillage.jpg (197KB)
John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Grand Traverse West Bay - Winter Protection 1987 176.6-177.29 26WGTB.jpg (215KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Grand Traverse Bay, MI - Old Mission Point Lighthouse July 2000 175.95-176.52 GTB1.jpg (62KB)
GTB2.jpg (48KB)
Greg Lang, GLERL
Grand Traverse Bay October 10, 2001 175.93-176.07 TraverseBay10102001.jpg (32KB)
TraverseBay10102001b.jpg (24KB)
Dave Brenner, MI Sea Grant
Leland (North Point, South Bay), Leelanau County, MI - Low Water January 8, 2008 175.52-175.92

Pier and Sand

Mark Breederland, MI Sea Grant
continued... Navigation LightPierNorth Point, South BayPierBoat at dock
walkwayBreakwallBridgeBreakwallNorth Point, South Bay
Grelickville, Traverse City , MI - Low Water January 9, 2008 175.52-175.92 Fishing pier Mark Breederland, MI Sea Grant
Continued... Diving platformResort dockBeach BuoyBeachBeach
WetlandDockDockBeachBeach

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Northport Point, Leelanau County, MI - High Water 1985 176.72-177.38 04Northport.jpg (173KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Northport, MI 1986 176.8-177.9 swinehart04.jpg (43KB)
swinehart05.jpg (71KB)
Kurt Byers, MI Sea Grant
North Manitou 1990 176.04-176.66 18NMannitou.jpg (180KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
South Manitou Lighthouse Protection 1990 176.04-176.66 02Mannitou.jpg (220KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Benzie County, MI 1990 176.03-176.62 11Benzie.jpg (175KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
M-22 South of Arcadia, Bar Lake 1986 176.94-177.65 mckinney10.jpg (48KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Manistee Lake - Wave Attenuation tire barrier 1985 176.77-177.36 21MannisteeLake.jpg (147KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Manistee - Setback - Moving house back from bluff edge 1986 177.03-177.58 01Manistee.jpg (213KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Manistee 1987 176.6-177.29 10Manistee.jpg (188KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Manistee - "Where's the path and steps?" - Land and water side of same site. Sand blown into woods is covering path and steps 1999 175.82-176.5 22Manistee.jpg (232KB)
23Manistee.jpg (264KB)
John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Magoon Creek, Manistee County (MI) Nature Reserve 1985 176.70-177.55 mckinney11.jpg (73KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Magoon Creek, Manistee County - Creek overnight breakthrough foredune and dewatering of part of bed May 17, 2000 176.32-176.51 03Magoon.jpg (74KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Muskegon WebCam Series 5/25/2000 to 9/13/2001 175.75-176.21 Series GLERL
Stickney Ridge near Grand Haven, MI 7/90 176.4-176.65 swinehart01.jpg (11KB)
swinehart02.jpg (11KB)
swinehart03.jpg (56KB)
Carol Swinehart. MI Sea Grant
Stickney Ridge near Grand Haven, MI October 1986 177.35-177.65 swinehart14.jpg (47KB) Carol Swinehart, MI Sea Grant
Ganges Twp., Allegan Co., MI - Sec. 5 5/3/1978 176.508-176.595 mckinney08.jpg (79KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
South Haven, MI - Erosion Rings July 1952 177.29-177.33 mckinney01.jpg (48KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Covert Twp., Van  Co., MI, Sec. 7 6/4/1975 177.03-177.19 mckinney06.jpg (64KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Shoreham, MI - Groins near US 12 12/1953 176.83-176.66 mckinney04.jpg (77KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Town groins near St. Joseph, MI October 1976 176.3-177.15 swinehart11.jpg (45KB) MI Sea Grant (from U of M archives)
Lincoln Twp., Berrien Co., MI, Sec. 20 - Z wall, Note settling 4/20/1976 - part of MSG Demonstration Erosion Project 176.985-177.075 mckinney07.jpg (34KB) John McKinney, MI Sea Grant
Ogden Dunes, IN April 1986 177.00-177.55 swinehart17.jpg (53KB) Carol Swinehart, MI Sea Grant

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