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LSProject: Crystal Bay - How a failed mine may have preserved the North Shore

Lake Superior Project
Lake Superior Project

Crystal Bay is a unique location featuring cliffs, a gravel beach, caves and a creek. It's located near Finland, Minnesota, along the North Shore of Lake Superior. It's also the site of the 3M Company's first business venture - which ultimately failed due to poor planning and the misidentification of the mineral they hoped to mine.

In this edition of The Lake Superior Project, Martha Marnocha talks with naturalist Kurt Mead about how the failure of 3M's business plan may have protected areas along the North Shore.