An October 21st feature article in the New York Times focuses on the Boundary Waters area in northern Minnnesota, just west of Lake Superior. The feature begins with stunning photos and then presents information about the area’s history, geology, forest cover and the array of potential human activities in and around the Boundary Waters, from canoeing to mining. The Boundary Waters flow to Lake Superior.
There are no roads here. No towns or airports. There are no gas stations, businesses, cars, airplanes, electricity, phone service. There is water.