Geography: A Piece Of The Manistee River

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To me, geography is simply the study of the earth. With that being said it breaks down into the study of land, weather, people, the migration of people, their role in altering nature, and the effect of nature on the people. Today I’m going to write about a piece of the Manistee River that’s near and dear to me. It’s a small plot of land just south of the 45th parallel. The area is Springfield Township in Fife Lake Michigan. This is now my father’s final resting place, which is fitting because it was his favorite place to sit and ponder life. The beauty and tranquility are breathtaking, however, due to human interaction, it’s begun to lack what it once had. In 1977 the graduating class of high schoolers decided to alter the area forever. They

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