Huge Ships Transit World's Busiest Locks When Sailing Lake Superior and Lower Great Lakes
Between March and December each year, more than 7,000 ships sail through the world's busiest nautical locks -- in Sault St. Marie, Michigan. The Soo Locks, engineering and navigational marvels, work entirely on gravity, lowering or raising ships approximately 26 feet so they can sail between Lake Superior and the lower Great Lakes. We visited the Soo Locks on a Friday morning, and watched the Canadian-flagged bulk freighter Manitoulin complete the transit process in just under one hour. Watch the video to learn more about the process, and to get a phone number to call for the ship schedule at the locks.
Traces of history found metal detecting in the water.
We head out into the river to search for lost history in the river. It is amazing to think that this is just a fraction of what will me found in the future.
Longhead darter fish, declared locally extinct since 1939, found in Ohio waters
Reaching 4.5-5 inches in length, the long head darter is a small to medium-sized fish historically found in Ohio rivers. The species struggled to survive the intensive pollution that was pervasive in Ohio rivers in the first half of the twentieth century. The long head darter hadn’t been seen in Ohio state since 1939.
Oklahoma has Beautiful Lakes, Waterfalls, Rivers, Ravines and Farmland with Grazing Livestock!
Oklahoma! This aerial cinematography reveals the breathtaking landscape of Oklahoma. The following song from the 1955 Movie Musical sums it up nicely. Oklahoma, where the wind comes sweepin' down the plain And the wavin' wheat can sure smell sweet When the wind comes right behind the rain. Oklahoma, Ev'ry night my honey lamb and I Sit alone and talk and watch a hawk Makin' lazy circles in the sky. We know we belong to the land And the land we belong to is grand! And when we say Yeeow! Ayipioeeay! We're only sayin' You're doin' fine, Oklahoma! Oklahoma O.K.