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Presque Isle

Presque Isle
Presque Isle

Located within Presque Isle State Park, Presque Isle is a peninsula, or "flying spit", formed by sands carried by the currents of Lake Erie. It is an impressive illustration of this type of formation and is the largest in the Great Lakes region.

Location: Erie County, PA

Year designated: 1967

Acres: 3,200

Ownership: State

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012