MI Physical Features

Landforms
  • Mountains (Porcupine Mountains)
  • Plains (The upper Great Lakes Plain)
  • Islands (Mackinac island)

Water forms
  • Lakes (The Great Lakes)
  • Rivers (Presque Isle river)
  • Bays (Saginaw Bay)

Climate

Upper Peninsula
  • Cool Summers (60 to 70 degrees)
  • Cold Winters (10 to 20 degrees) with heavy snowfall

Lower Peninsula
  • Warm Summers (70 to 80 degrees)
  • Cold Winters (20 to 30 degrees) with moderate snowfall

Natural Resources
  • Water
  • Fertile soil
  • Forests
  • Timberlands
  • Oil
  • Gas
  • Mineral Deposits