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What are some important lakes in Minnesota?

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Lake Superior, Lake of the Woods and Mille Lacs are some important lakes in the state of Minnesota. Some of the lakes share their shorelines with other countries.

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Lake Superior accounts for a large amount of recreation and tourism use in Minnesota as well as providing a big commercial fishery. Duluth is one of Americas busiest inland port with hundreds of ships delivering millions of tons of goods.

Lake of the Woods is the sixth-largest freshwater lake located at least partially in the United States. Only the five Great Lakes are larger. The lake also has a significant amount of area in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Manitoba. The lake is famous for its walleye and attracts many fishermen.

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