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Austin, your question is a great one! As you probably know, a peninsula is a long piece of land that is surrounded by water on all sides except for one, where it is connected to the mainland. Michigan’s Upper Peninsula exists because of the Great Lakes that border it on three sides: Lake Superior to the north, Lake Michigan to the south, and Lake Huron to the east.