For those unfamiliar, Keweenaw is pronounced KEE-wen-awe.
The name comes from Kee-wi-wai-non-ing, an Ojibwe word meaning “portage”, probably referring to the stream-crossing at what is now Houghton/Hancock. The native Ojibwe called the peninsula itself Gakiiwe-onigamiing.
A geologic fault line runs lengthwise down the Keweenaw Peninsula, giving rise to cliffs. Brockway Mountain Drive was constructed along the cliff line, climbing to 720 feet above Lake Superior.
This photo was taken by an astronaut aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour during STS-59 in 1994.
Posters & Prints
April Ice: Keweenaw
18×18″ – $35.00
Your choice of Matte, Satin, or Gloss
16×16″ – $96.00
|Posters are printed edge-to-edge
on medium-weight photo paper with a
semi-gloss, fingerprint-resistant finish.
|All prices are US$.||Photoprints are printed on premium-
grade, name-brand photo paper
with a 1/2″ white margin.