Michigan Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

Physical Cultural Historical
Also See:Features by MI County

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Michigan
Physical Features
Arches 5
Areas 8
Bars 121
Basins 13
Bays 392
Beaches 44
Benches 1
Bends 6
Capes 551
Cliffs 17
Falls 203
Flats 20
Forests 47
Guts 32
Islands 522
Lakes 7,000
Lava 1
Pillars 8
Plains 1
Ranges 9
Rapids 17
Ridges 19
Springs 30
Streams 4,631
Summits 268
Swamps 224
Valleys 7
Woods 2
Michigan
Cultural Features
Airports 565
Bridges 87
Buildings 4,847
Canals 1,757
Cemeteries 3,574
Channels 108
Churches 8,258
Civil 1,872
Crossings 480
Dams 89
Harbors 22
Hospitals 898
Levees 3
Locales 4,318
Mines 146
Oilfields 82
Parks 2,791
Post Offices 843
Reserves 17
Reservoirs 228
Schools 7,118
Towers 616
Trails 270
Tunnels 2
Wells 2
Michigan Historical
Features/Landmarks
Airports 1
Arches 1
Buildings 5
Cemeteries 51
Churches 8
Civil 3
Falls 1
Hospitals 8
Lakes 3
Levees 2
Locales 802
Military (Historical) 14
Mines 1
Parks 40
Populated Places 20
Post Offices 1,833
Schools 22
Towers 4

Michigan's National
Historic Landmarks
35
  • Physical Features are the natural features of the Earth's surface.
  • Cultural Features are landscape features that were created or shaped by humans.
  • Historical Features are features that no longer exist on the landscape.