A look at the Earth from space reveals an immense shared system of five lakes that contains 6 quadrillion gallons of water. That's enough o submerge the entire continental United States in nearly 10 feet of water. H.O.M.E.S. is a mnemonic, a trick to remember these five Great Lakes: Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior. 

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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