Color image of a Jaspilite-banded iron formation in the Stuntz Bay Road outcrop, Soudan Underground State Park, Soudan, June 10, 2015. Photograph by Wikimedia Commons user James St. John.

Surface outcrop

Jaspilite-banded iron formation in the Stuntz Bay Road outcrop, Soudan Underground State Park, Soudan, June 10, 2015. Photograph by Wikimedia Commons user James St. John.

Color image of Armstrong Bay day use area in Lake Vermilion–Soudan Underground Mine State Park. Photograph by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Staff, May 22, 2014.

Armstrong Bay day use area

Armstrong Bay day use area in Lake Vermilion–Soudan Underground Mine State Park. Photograph by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Staff, May 22, 2014.

Lake Vermilion–Soudan Underground Mine State Park

The Lake Vermilion–Soudan Underground Mine State Park occupies over four thousand acres in the far northeast corner of Minnesota. The site contains a historic underground iron mine as well as the fifth largest lake in Minnesota and its surrounding habitat.

Map showing the locations of the Vermillion, Mesabi, and Cuyuna Iron Ranges of Minnesota.

Map of Iron Ranges in Minnesota

Map showing the locations of the Vermillion, Mesabi, and Cuyuna Iron Ranges of Minnesota.

Color image of Bald eagles Harriet and Angel: the National Eagle Center's first ambassadors.

Bald eagles Harriet and Angel

Bald eagles Harriet and Angel: the National Eagle Center's first ambassadors.

Color image of National Eagle Center visitors watch eagles from the center's observation deck, 2013.

National Eagle Center visitors

National Eagle Center visitors watch eagles from the center's observation deck, 2013.

Black and white photograph of the Minnesota Home Guard digging graves after the fires, 1918. Minnesota Governor J.A.A. Burnquist looks on (hatless, at center back).

Minnesota Home Guard digging graves with Governor Burnquist

Minnesota Home Guard digging graves after the fires, 1918. Minnesota Governor J.A.A. Burnquist looks on (hatless, at center back).

Black and white photograph of Minnesota Home Guard camp providing assistance after the fires, 1918.

Minnesota Home Guard camp providing assistance

Minnesota Home Guard camp providing assistance after the fires, 1918.

Black and white photograph of refugees and relief workers after the Moss Lake fire, 1918.

Refugees and relief workers after the Moss Lake fire

Refugees and relief workers after the Moss Lake fire, 1918.

Black and white photograph of people and ruins after the fire, 1918.

People and ruins after the fire

People and ruins after the fire, 1918.

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