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    Lake Of The Lake Analysis

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    This image shows the calmness of Lake Erie. The Lake is part of the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes began to form at the end of the last ice age as retreating ice sheets carved basins into the land and they became filled with the melted water from the glaciers. This feature is unique because it is the warmest of the Great Lakes, but it also freezes over more than the rest of the Lakes. The lake was also a big battle site of the War of 1812. The image shows the thundering Niagara Falls (both the American and Canadian sides). The falls were formed by glaciation. At the end of the last ice age the glaciers receded revealing the basin that is Niagara Falls. The water from the Great Lakes flowed onto the falls creating the North American World…

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    Mono Lake Research Paper

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    High in the Sierra Nevada mountains, there is Mono Lake, which is a large but secluded lake tucked away in a depression in the ground a few miles away from the nearest road. At first glance, it may seem like just another normal lake, but it is home to a bizarre, otherworldly landscape that was created when water from fresh water springs underneath the lake mixed with the lake’s salty, alkaline water, forming deposits of limestone. Near the south shore of Mono Lake, grotesque towers of rough,…

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    Loughberry Lake Lab Report

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    This experiment was designed to test what the limiting nutrient was in Loughberry Lake, as well as examine the trophic state of the lake. In order to find out what the limiting nutrient was, we performed a few different tests. We began with a secchi disk test to see the transparency of the water. Then, we took water samples that we later used to test the turbidity levels of the water after adding varying amounts of phosphorous and nitrogen. Phosphorous was the limiting nutrient in the lake,…

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    Portage Lakes State Park

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    Situated on about 1,000 acres of land and about 2500 acres of water, Portage Lakes State Park in Ohio is a wonderful park for fishing, camping, or to just get away from it all. Featuring a number of lakes for boating, fishing, and wildlife watching, Portage Lakes is a unique state park offering something for everyone in the family to enjoy. Portage Lakes State Park touches both Akron and Canton making it an ideal place to escape the hustle and bustle of city life in this serene area. Portage…

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    Great Lakes are a series of interconnected freshwater lakes located in northeastern North America, on the Canada–United States border, which connect to the Atlantic Ocean through the Saint Lawrence River. Consisting of Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario, they form the largest group of freshwater lakes on Earth, containing 21% of the world's surface fresh water by volume. The total surface is, and the total volume is . Due to their sea-like characteristics the five Great Lakes…

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    Purpose This paper will discuss the Great Lakes regions issue with invasive species introduced via ships ballast water, and the response that has followed since then. The impact of shipping and its economic benefit to the region will also be reviewed. The Great Lakes The great lakes system consists of a group of linked freshwater lakes spanning across the traditionally defined “heart land” region of North America. The system consists primarily of 5 distinct bodies of water; Lake Superior,…

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    Crystal Lake Plankton

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    on six areas those being the following: the effect of a marine planktivore on lake plankton, changes in Crystal Lake Plankton, effects of predation by Alosa, size and food selectively, size-efficiency hypothesis, and size of coexisting congeners; a congener is an organism that belongs to the same genus. This paper largely focused on a concept or idea rather than an actual experiment that would have actual methods and results. The effect of a marine planktivore on lake plankton…

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    Industrial Pollution in the Great Lakes Pollution within the Great Lakes region has been an issue since before the 1970s, when pollution in this area caused concern, resulting in the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement between Canada and the United States. This was in place to improve water quality of the Great Lakes region. However, we are still struggling with pollution in the Great Lakes- and all over the world. As countries develop, they become more industrial to meet high market demands of…

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    The lake seemed to stretch on forever as if the mountain was slowly draining into it and creating perfect copy of itself. Halfway across the world from my home in Massachusetts, the wilderness of New Zealand reached out to me. The hours before had been full of adventure as my father and I had trekked to both the Fox and Franz Josef glaciers. The final trip had not even been part of our plan, but as we drove through the quaint mountain town of Fox Glacier a blue sign signaled the route to the…

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    Swan Lake Essay

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    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was a Russian composer who started practising music at a young age. Throughout his youth, he played the piano, sang in choirs and after graduating from Saint Petersburg school of Law he went on to study music. Tchaikovsky was working as a professor in harmony and theory when he wrote his first ballet, Swan Lake. Swan Lake was composed in 1875 and fit the mold of pieces from the Romantic era, Swan Lake was through composed form following a powerful storyline. During the…

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