Where in MN: North Shore Island

Depending on the season, Lake Superior will wash away the rocky beach bridging the 20-foot gap from this small island to the shore. In time, the tide restores the connection—and with it, this place’s name.

A small island on Lake Superior at sunrise.

photo by Bryan Hansel

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