Wisconsin is 65,498 sq. mi. (169,639 sq. km.) in size, with inland water making up 1,830 sq. mi., (4,740 sq. km.), and Great Lakes Coast water of 9,358 sq. mi., (24,237 sq. km.). Wisconsin's average elevation is 1,050 ft., (320 m.) above sea level, with a range in elevation from 579 ft., (176 m.) above sea level on Lake Michigan to 1,951 ft., (595 m.) at Timms Hill. Wisconsin is customarily divided into two major natural regions: the Central Lowland (low-lying area and swings in a broad belt across the southern two-thirds of Wisconsin) and the Superior Upland (higher elevation, forest cover, and numerous small glacial lakes). A low-lying and partially swampy plain, known as the Lake Superior Lowland, occupies the areas along the southern shore of Lake Superior. Wisconsin's rivers drain into either the Mississippi River system or the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence system. The Mississippi River forms part of the border with Minnesota and the entire border with Iowa. Wisconsin has many lakes and a few reservoirs.

Weather in Wisconsin varies greatly from winter to summer, with bitter cold and lots of snow in win

Renewable Energy 101

Renewable Energy 101

Renewable energy is energy that is generated from sunlight, rain, tides, geothermal heat and wind. These sources are naturally and constantly replenished, which is why they are deemed as renewable. The usage of renewable energy sources is very important when considering the sustainability of the existing energy usage of the world. While there is currently an abundance of non-renewable energy sources, such as nuclear fuels, these energy sources are depleting. In addition to being a non-renewable supply, the non-renewable energy sources release emissions into the air, which has an adverse effect on the environment.

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