Great Lakes Assessment
Historic Vegetation

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This map depicts the composition of the original forests of the northern Lake States based on data collected at the time of the first land surveys, from 1816 through 1907. The area displayed is the Lake States portion of the ecoregion known as Province 212, Laurentian mixed forest.


The following higher resolution version of the above map may be viewed by clicking the link below.

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ls_historicveg_lg.gif GIF 1024x791 810 kb
ls_historicveg_subsections.png Portable Network Graphic vector 896 kb

For more information, contact

Tina Baumann
USDA-Forest Service
North Central Research Station
5985 Hwy K, Rhinelander WI 54529

Phone: 715-365-1101

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