Lake Superior (French: Lac Supérieur
) is the largest of the five Great Lakes
of North America. The lake is bounded by Ontario and Minnesota to the north and west, and Wisconsin and Michigan to the south. It is generally considered the largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area. It is the world's third-largest freshwater lake by volume.
Park Point in Lake Superior was site of the Viking Endurance Swim in 1960.