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  • Wetland Restoration And Other Water
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    Minnesota Wetland Restoration. ".. and from the swamp came the SWAMP THING! The ugliest, scariest and fowl smelling creature you could ever imagine". This is how many wetlands are perceived: as dank, smell places and breeding grounds for diseases. But that is untrue. Wetlands are a vital and very important part of our environment. In the past 10 years over 10 million acres of wetlands have been destroyed, having a negative impact on lakes and rivers and other aspects of the ecosystem. By restori...
  • Lower Rh One Valley And Lake Bresse
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    The Rivers of France The Rh^one system The Rh^one is the great river of the southeast. Rising in the Alps, it passes through Lake Geneva (French: Lac L'eman) to enter France, which has 324 miles of its total length of 505 miles. At Lyon it receives its major tributary, the Sa^one. In eastern France the direction of the main rivers is predominantly north-south through the Alpine furrow. The regime of the Rh^one is complex. Near Lyon the Rh^one and its important Is " ere and Dr^ome tributaries, dr...
  • Minnesota's Largest Wilderness Area
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    Minnesota, state in the north central United States, south of Canada and west of Wisconsin. Its total area is 225,181 sq km (86,943 sq mi). The state name comes from a Sioux word meaning "cloudy water", first applied to the Minnesota River. Minnesota is known as the Gopher State; no one is sure why. It is also called Land of 10,000 Lakes and in fact contains 15,000. The capital is Saint Paul. II. Physical Geography Most of Minnesota has been shaped by glaciers. The northeastern part of the state...
  • Small Town Known As Two Rivers
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    Two Rivers, Wisconsin By: Robert J. SchmidtForWisconsin History Monday & Wednesday 1: 10-2: 004/17/02 If one were to travel 36 miles Southeast of Green Bay they would run into a small town known as Two Rivers. Two rivers is located on the coast of Lake Michigan. Two Rivers is surrounded on three sides by the majestic Lake Michigan. Not far from Two Rivers is its sister city Manitowoc. French Canadians as well as the Chippewa Indians founded two Rivers. The Chippewa Indians called the area Neshot...
  • Way To The Bore River
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    The word ordeal means a difficult and painful experience that tests a character and endurance. In The African Queen by C.S. Ro rester, Rose and Allnutt Experience an ordeal. In the story, Insects, Malaria, Reeds, Rapid, Lilies, and the route caused Rose and Allnutt great difficult and painful experience on their way to the Bore River. They had to pass the Lake in order to come to the Bore River because there was no other way for them to choose. Along the Lake's sides were masses of soil. They fo...
  • Big Mountain In Alaska
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    My state is Alaska. The capital of Alaska is Juneau. Juneau wasn't always the capital of Alaska. When Alaska was sold from Russia to America it was New Arch angle. They changed it in 1900 to Juneau. The motto is " North to the future", the bird is Willow Ptarmigan, the tree is Sitka Spruce, the flower is Forget-Me-Not, and the flag has blue in the background with the big dipper on the left and the North Star on the top right. Alaska hangs off of Canada to the west. The closest towns in Canada to...
  • Dead Lake
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    Tatyana Gol bin Essay When you are happy, you never think that it can end in a second. Ofcourse, if you always had tried to imagine something bad, you would not have been so happy. After an incident I had had once, I understood that happiness could be just one step away from loosing it. I was seventeen. Summer was in the air, but we could not enjoy it because it was the time of our graduation and we had to study for our final exams. When exams were over, we were relieved and decided that we dese...
  • River St Lawrence
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    The St. Lawrence is the only outflow to the sea from the Great Lakes. For about 115 miles after leaving the lake, the St. Lawrence forms the boundary between the U. S and Canada, making it the second longest river in Canada and 700 miles long. The Saint Lawrence Seaway includes the Great Lakes, which make up about half of the total length. It is very important economically, its system of canals, locks, deepened channels and waterways are the most important in North America, large sea-going ships...

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