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    Essay On Raystown Lake

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    An Unforgettable Weekend at Raystown Lake Two years ago was my first ever cabin camping experience. Before that, I enjoyed staying at home and every once in a while I would take a hike with my father. I mainly felt that the outdoors was a place that I would only like to travel to on occasion, instead of being a place that drew me in. As a result of these prior thoughts, I became anxious at the thought of traveling to a campground nearby Raystown Lake. The week leading up to it, that’s all I could think about. When I would eat, I thought camping. When I would relax, or make the attempt to do so, I thought camping. It also did not help that while I did research on Raystown Lake, I found out about the many deaths that occurred there. The fact…

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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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    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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