Grand Traverse Bay

Grand Traverse Bay
Northeast arm of Lake Michigan, indenting northwestern Michigan, U.S. Located off the coast of the Lower Peninsula, the head of the bay is 32 mi (52 km) long and 12 mi (19 km) wide.

It is divided into the east and west arms by Old Mission Peninsula, with Traverse City at its base. The Leelanau Peninsula lies west of the bay, which is noted for its year-round fishing. The area is an important summer resort region.

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      northeastern arm of Lake Michigan (Michigan, Lake), indenting the northwest coast of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, U.S. The bay is 32 miles (51 km) long and 12 miles (19 km) wide; Old Mission Peninsula, which is just 3 miles (5 km) wide, juts into the bay for 17 miles (27 km), dividing it into an East Arm and a West Arm. Traverse City is located at the peninsula's base. The Leelanau Peninsula lies west of the bay, which is noted for its year-round fishing. The bay's shores form an important summer resort and cherry-growing region.

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