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    consul for Pennsylvania to purchase some land on Blackstone Lake. His choice was a 31⁄2 acre island he named Oriole purchased from the Crown on April 11, 1906. At the time Dr. Leonard was suffering from radiation burns to his hand and later in 1906 had a forefinger amputated. The reason for this distressing situation was the fact that Dr. Charles Lester Leonard was one of the first Röentgenologists or what it is called today Radiologists and in the end one of its martyrs. Charles ' birth place was not far from his colonial ancestors establishments in Massachusetts. His father, Moses (b 1832) was a successful clothing merchant in Easthampton,…

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    The culling of white pine on Blackstone Lake began in the late 1880s with the arrival of the Conger Lumber Company. Once the commercially viable pine had been fully exploited the process of stripping hemlock trees of their bark for the leather tanning process began on the lake in the spring of 1900. At the time the Rankin Bros., headed by James Rankin on Blackstone, were supplying the Conger Lumber Co. Another sawmill operator in the region was the Mitchell Lumber Co. set up by Thomas Mitchell…

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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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    Salton Sea is the largest inland body of water in California, measuring at 35 miles long and 15 miles across. Its salt level is fifty percent saltier than the ocean itself. The Salton Sea is beneficial to more than four hundred and twenty different species of birds. The species range from “white and brown pelicans to eared grebes, curlews, ibis, avocets and snowy plovers. It also supports millions of fish and a host of invertebrates, important food sources for the birds.” (Blogger, 2015) Salton…

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    Lake Oroville offers an impressive array of recreational options. Ranging from the standard water sports to excellent fishing, this lake offers everything you would need on a vacation. From Lake Oroville houseboat rentals, you can explore the undersea life and swim across the waves. Whether you need to get away for a while or just want to spend time with your family, Lake Oroville boat rentals offer the escape that you are looking for. If you love native wildlife, sit outside on your deck for…

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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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