The 63-mile long Lake Michigan shoreline of Illinois varies in shape, land cover, and land use. The physical features of the landscape were shaped by past geologic processes and separate the coast into three zones—the Zion beach-ridge plain, the Lake Border moraines, and the Chicago lake plain—based on their distinct landforms.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Publisher||Illinois Coastal Management Program|
|Number of pages||9|
|State||Published - 2021|
|Name||CMP Fact Sheet|
- Lake Michigan -- Geology