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Great Lakes Region
... The Great Lakes region of North America includes the eight U.S ... The region borders the Great Lakes and forms a distinctive historical, economic, and cultural region ... The Great Lakes Commission, authorized by the eight American states and Ontario, confirmed by the Canadian and American federal governments recognizes a formal U.S ...
Yr Wyddfa - Environment - Lakes
... A number of lakes are found in the various cwms of the Snowdon range ... in Cwm Dyli, Snowdon's eastern cwm, and is one of Snowdonia's deepest lakes, at up to 190 ft (58 m) deep ... The lake is significantly coloured by washings from the copper mines nearby, and is used by the Cwm Dyli hydroelectric power station, which opened in 1906 ...
Indian Lake - Lakes
... Indian Lake (Connecticut – New York) Indian Lake (Indiana) Indian Lake (Massachusetts) Indian Lake (Michigan) Indian Lake in Phillips County, Montana Indian Lake, Minnesota Indian Lake, a ...
West End, North Carolina - Future
... the NC 211 corridor including West End, Seven Lakes and Beacon Ridge ... Like West End being unincorporated, Seven Lakes, McLendon Hills and Beacon Ridge also have no municipal government ... Vass Villages Foxfire Pinehurst Whispering Pines CDP Seven Lakes Unincorporated communities Eagle Springs West End ...
Lakes, Alaska - Demographics
... There were 2,217 households out of which 46.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.9% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.9% were non-families. 14.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...

Famous quotes containing the word lakes:

    Such were the first rude beginnings of a town. They spoke of the practicability of a winter road to the Moosehead Carry, which would not cost much, and would connect them with steam and staging and all the busy world. I almost doubted if the lake would be there,—the self-same lake,—preserve its form and identity, when the shores should be cleared and settled; as if these lakes and streams which explorers report never awaited the advent of the citizen.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    White Pond and Walden are great crystals on the surface of the earth, Lakes of Light.... They are too pure to have a market value; they contain no muck. How much more beautiful than our lives, how much more transparent than our characters are they! We never learned meanness of them.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    I walk toward one of our ponds; but what signifies the beauty of nature when men are base? We walk to lakes to see our serenity reflected in them; when we are not serene, we go not to them. Who can be serene in a country where both the rulers and the ruled are without principle? The remembrance of my country spoils my walk. My thoughts are murder to the State, and involuntarily go plotting against her.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)