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    and navigator Samuel de Champlain was born on August 13th, in 1574 in Brouage, France. Champlains had a mariners backgroud as thats what his family was, just before he turned 20 he began exploring North America in 1603 when he was invited on an expidition of François Gravé Du Pont, who was his uncle. Champlain also once he returened back to France wrote a book of this trek, it was the first completed story with full descriptions of the St Lawrence since Jacques Cartier's went and explored it himself. Champlain from the years 1604 to 1607 went on and explored the settlement North of Florida, Port Royal, Acadia in 1605 as well as the Eastern settlement that would become Saint John, New Brunswick in 1604. He is the founder…

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    ever been to Lake Champlain? Well that is my favorite place to go in the summer. I go there once every summer. My cousins have a beach house at Lake Champlain. I like to go there because I get to hang out with my family. Another reason why I like to got to Lake Champlain is I like to play in the lake. My last reason why I like to go to Lake Champlain because I like playing on the sand. That is why I like to go to Lake Champlain. My first reason why I like to go to Lake Champlain is because…

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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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    Short Story: Merlin

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    persisted on the grass within the shadows thrown by trees and buildings. Arthur watched silently as Merlin stopped on the small rise before the bank fell down to the water and removed his boots. Socks were peeled off, and his serviceable brown trousers were rolled up to his knees. "I've never done this before. But it feels like I should be in contact with the Lake if I am to summon Freya." Merlin commented. Arthur simply nodded: he had no knowledge at all about such things. If Merlin wanted to…

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    Boat-In Camping Across Skagit Valley Skagit Valley and its surrounding environment are perfect for camping - especially if you’re a boat owner. There are many opportunities for boating and camping all over the county, and here are a few of the most popular in the area. Many of them require reservations for camping spots, so be sure to do your research and make your plans ahead of time; you’ll be a happy camper! Diablo Lake While you’re taking in the stunning views that abound on the trails…

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    indicating no correlation. Also, when looking at the figures, lakes Hidden helped drag the R2 down because that point became an outlier. The outlier was farthest from the trend line and ultimately, the Hidden lake contributes the reason why it does not correlate. This show there is no support for the hypothesis because the R2 is too low. The calcium concentration and size of the spine also lacked correlation. “They failed to detect a significant effect of dissolved calcium on morphological…

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    El Nino Effect

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    Conclusively, our research cruise information turns out to fall in general terms. However, there is factors that effect the results. One factor that influences the data results is El Nino. What is El Nino? El Nino is "A southward-flowing, nutrient-poor current of flowing, nutrient-poor current of warm water off the coast of western South America, caused by a breakdown of trade-wind circulation."(Oceanography: An Invitation). Specifically, El Nino influences seawater temperature, density, and…

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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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    Kayak Creative Writing

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    In the summer of 2012, My friend and I had gone to Washington with his family for the weekend. They own a little lake house about 45 minutes away from Sea Tac. the lakes surrounded by trees and the sun glistens through the trees and sparkles off of the water. It’s a very well maintained body of water, but the lakes downfall will always be the ice cold water. Almost painful when you first jump in, worth it though. In the garage, there’s a couple kayaks, a small fishing boat, oars, and some…

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