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Great Lakes Region
... The Great Lakes region of North America includes the eight U.S ... The region borders the Great Lakes and forms a distinctive historical, economic, and cultural region ... The Great Lakes Commission, authorized by the eight American states and Ontario, confirmed by the Canadian and American federal governments recognizes a formal U.S ...
Yr Wyddfa - Environment - Lakes
... A number of lakes are found in the various cwms of the Snowdon range ... Snowdon's eastern cwm, and is one of Snowdonia's deepest lakes, at up to 190 ft (58 m) deep ... The lake is significantly coloured by washings from the copper mines nearby, and is used by the Cwm Dyli hydroelectric power station, which opened in 1906 ...
West End, North Carolina - Future
... of the village of Pinehurst to incorporate the NC 211 corridor including West End, Seven Lakes and Beacon Ridge ... Like West End being unincorporated, Seven Lakes, McLendon Hills and Beacon Ridge also have no municipal government ... Vass Villages Foxfire Pinehurst Whispering Pines CDP Seven Lakes Unincorporated communities Eagle Springs West End ...
Lakes, Alaska - Demographics
... There were 2,217 households out of which 46.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.9% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.9% were non-families. 14.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...
Indian Lake - Lakes
... Indian Lake (Connecticut – New York) Indian Lake (Indiana) Indian Lake (Massachusetts) Indian Lake (Michigan) Indian Lake in Phillips County, Montana Indian Lake, Minnesota ...

Famous quotes containing the word lakes:

    Such were the first rude beginnings of a town. They spoke of the practicability of a winter road to the Moosehead Carry, which would not cost much, and would connect them with steam and staging and all the busy world. I almost doubted if the lake would be there,—the self-same lake,—preserve its form and identity, when the shores should be cleared and settled; as if these lakes and streams which explorers report never awaited the advent of the citizen.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    It was inspiriting to hear the regular dip of the paddles, as if they were our fins or flippers, and to realize that we were at length fairly embarked. We who had felt strangely as stage-passengers and tavern-lodgers were suddenly naturalized there and presented with the freedom of the lakes and woods.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    While the very inhabitants of New England were thus fabling about the country a hundred miles inland, which was a terra incognita to them,... Champlain, the first Governor of Canada,... had already gone to war against the Iroquois in their forest forts, and penetrated to the Great Lakes and wintered there, before a Pilgrim had heard of New England.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)