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    Essay On Wendat

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    Wendat/Ouendat, also various names Wyandot or Wyandotte people of Ontario. They lived along rivers and lakes where they would be most likely find wildlife, fresh water and good soil for crops. Lake Simcoe, Georgian Bay, Lake Ontario and rivers such as Black Creek. The Wendat lived along Black Creek, located in North York. Black Creek flows south to the The Humber River in Toronto ON, Canada. The area is just North of Toronto in the Municipality of York Region. The area development is a commercial and residential area in a Hydro corridor of Toronto. There is a path running along Finch Ave. between Keele and Jane street where Wendat longhouses have been found. (http://www.saintemarieamongthehurons.on.ca) The Wendat/Ouendat the “People of the Island,” were separated and split up when the Haudenosaunee, a Iroquois tribe now known as the 6 Nations, had conflicts with them over lands and resources. The war caused them to spread out across Ontario. The Wendat were farmers and traders. The woman mainly cleared the area where they grew their…

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    Effy Mcdougall Case

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    excellent repair on Hwy 518.) After selling the McDougall homestead, Murdoch moved into the old log cabin originally built by Murdoch Watts in 1880 on Lot 113B. In the early fall of 1919, Murdoch, now 57, married for the second time to Elizabeth Spanhouse a 53 year old lady from St. Catherines. She herself having been recently widowed. With the second marriage underway, Murdoch had settled into 'retirement '. Every time his turn came around, he held the church service in his house by Horseshoe…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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