Canada -- Ontario -- Whitesand Lake (Hewitson River):
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Wikipedia Description: Whitesand Lake (Hewitson River)
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Whitesand Lake is a lake in Thunder Bay District, Ontario, Canada, part of the Hewitson River system.
Whitesand Lake is just north of Highway 17, about 9 kilometres (6 mi) east of the community of Rossport and 8 kilometres (5 mi) west of the community of Schreiber. The lake is about 4 kilometres (2 mi) long at its longest, and 1.7 kilometres (1.1 mi) at its widest. It is shaped roughly like the letter "H", with an elongated and fatter lower right arm. The primary inflow is the Whitesand River at the north side of the lake, and the lake flows out at the south-west via the Hewitson River over the Rainbow Falls into Lake Superior.
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1976 photos: From 1975 to 1977, my parents lived in Terrace Bay, Ontario, Canada.
From 1975 to 1979, I was a full-time student at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. I didn't take many photos while at MSU. Dad stopped taking pictures entirely after the separation.
From 1966 (when I started taking pictures) to 1979, I was using a Kodak Instamatic for most of my photos.
From 1966 to 1989, all of my pictures were slides which is what I had grown up on.
From 1966 to 1997, I was taking at most a couple of hundred photos a year.
Image quality is going to be variable because these are scans of slides and/or prints.
The images shown here were scanned in two phases. In the early years of the website, I rescanned a selection of pre-digital images, all at fairly low quality settings. During the COVID pandemic, I launched the Great Rescanning Effort, rescanning ALL of my pre-digital images from various media (prints, slides, negatives, etc) at higher resolution and quality settings. Mutilple versions of images -- some from the initial scannning phase, some from prints, some from slides/negatives -- were posted so there are frequently duplicate images on the same page. At some point, I hope to have time to do a final review and get rid of the duplicates but that'll have to wait until all of the pre-digital images are finally posted.
Trips this year: None.
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