Chippewa National Forest

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Chippewa National Forest

Address:200 Ash Ave NW
Cass Lake, MN 56633

Phone:218-335-8600
Fax:218-335-8637
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r9/chippewa
Size: 666,542acres.
Location:North-central Minnesota. Accessible by US 2 and 371; MN 6, 34, and 46. Nearby cities/towns include Blackduck, Cass Lake, Grand Rapids, Marcell, Remer, and Walker.
Facilities:Visitor center, 21 campgrounds, dispersed camping, picnic sites, trails (160 miles), snowmobile trails (382 miles), 9 canoe routes, 9 beaches, 3 scenic byways, 57 boat ramps, fishing piers.
Activities:Camping, fishing, boating, mountain biking, berry picking, swimming, water-skiing, hiking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, OHV riding, bird watching, dog sledding, horseback riding.
Special Features:Gilfillan Area, an undeveloped tract with an abundance of wild orchids; Lost Forty, a tract of virgin pines left untouched by loggers because early maps incorrectly showed the area was a lake; historic Rabideau CCC Camp, 13 buildings of a former Civilian Conservation Corps camp, on the National Register of Historic Places; Webster Lake Bog, an area with carnivorous plants along a self-guiding boardwalk trail; 150 pairs of breeding bald eagles.

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Now, the Big-endian exiles have found so much credit in the emperor of Blefuscu's court, and so much private assistance and encouragement from their party here at home, that a bloody war has been carried on between the two empires for six-and-thirty moons, with various success; during which time we have lost forty capital ships, and a much a greater number of smaller vessels, together with thirty thousand of our best seamen and soldiers; and the damage received by the enemy is reckoned to be somewhat greater than ours.
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From the Lost Forty, to the waters of Lake of the Woods, and to the depths of the Sudan Mine, their journey takes them across the lands of northern Minnesota.
The tapestry itself, Lost Forty, depicts a dense forest--it was, after all, shown in a museum that owes its existence to lumber, which proved a most profitable commodity for founder T.
The Polish-born Londoner's vast tapestry Lost Forty (2011), created for her show at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, uses the setting of 40 ancient trees in northern Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest as a stage to explore the lumber-felling background of the Walker's founder.
Guests entered Paradise Lost Forty through iron gates adorned with urns of hydrangeas.
When I returned I had long hair and a beard, and had lost forty pounds.
Coined by Raphael Lemkin, a Polish Jew who lost forty family members during the Holocaust, Power argues that the term wasn't originally intended to exclusively communicate the horrors of the Nazi extermination campaign.
Having lost and kept off more than 40 pounds since 1995, Carpender, who also wrote ``How I Gave Up My Low Fat Diet and Lost Forty Pounds,'' and consumes 50 or fewer carb grams a day now, encourages people to break out of their old ways of looking at food.
meeting his contact he stole into the state and from there many clandestine night journeys to the small village the place rumoured to be festering the journey was difficult forced marching and such our hero lost forty pounds and complained about his bad back to the reverent peasant accompanying him
They have lost forty percent of the youthful beauty of their arms, hands and flat stomachs.
Although he had lost forty pounds and wasn't sure he could make the trip, Lane wouldn't give up the chance to speak at the convention.