MILWAUKEE, Wis. — I was watching Planet Earth the other day, alternating between awe and fear of our natural world, and it got me thinking about the one in our backyard.
Wisconsin doesn’t have the 3-mile-high peaks of the Himalayas or the unexplored underwater caves of Mexico, but our great state does have its share of natural wonders. Here are seven of them.
Apostle Islands sea caves
The 21 islands that make up the Apostles archipelago in Lake Superior are beautiful, but what really makes them special are the red-brown sandstone sea caves that line their shores. Sculpted by the tempestuous waters of the biggest of the Great Lakes, the caves feature winding passageways, arches and other formations.
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