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Bar Harbor,

town (1990 pop. 2,768), SE Maine, on Mount Desert IslandMount Desert Island
, c.100 sq mi (260 sq km), largest island off the coast of Maine; separated from the mainland by Frenchman Bay, Mt. Desert Narrows, and Western Bay. The island's rugged topography is a result of glacial action.
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 and on Frenchman Bay; settled 1763, inc. 1796. It was a famed New England resort during the 19th cent. Bar Harbor is a port of entry, and a port of call for cruise ships; from 1956 to 2009 a ferry connected the town with Yarmouth, N.S. In 1947 a large part of the town was destroyed by fire. Jackson Memorial Laboratory for biological research and the College of the Atlantic are there. Nearby Acadia National ParkAcadia National Park,
48,419 acres (19,603 hectares), SE Maine, on the Atlantic coast; est. as Sieur de Monts National Monument 1916, designated Lafayette National Park 1919, renamed 1929.
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 is a major tourist attraction.
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In lieu of flowers, Memorial Gifts may be sent to: The Maine Seacoast Mission, 127 West Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609 or Mount Desert Island Hospital, 10 Wayman Lane, Bar Harbor, ME 04609.
The new tool is scheduled to be delivered in 2005 to the Institute for Molecular Biophysics (IMB), Bar Harbor, Maine.
Perhaps shaken by the "perfect storm" that had made her famous (she features in Sebastian Junger's book about that calamity), and that had claimed the lives of all aboard the Andrea Gail, the Hannah Boden's sister ship, Greenlaw returned to the tiny island near Bar Harbor, Maine where her family had lived for generations to move in with her parents and start life anew.
The Wild Blueberry Association of North America (WBANA), based in Bar Harbor, Maine, announced its "Power of Blue" consumer marketing and communications campaign that will promote the health benefits and properties associated with the color blue and wild blueberries.
the lobster boats of Bar Harbor, Maine, the villages clustered along the Saguenay River, the night lights of Quebec City and New York City.
The three-week-old mice were obtained from the Jackson Laboratories in Bar Harbor, Maine, and were randomly segregated into five groups.
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President Barack Obama and his family's trip to the coastal town of Bar Harbor, Maine, has sparked outrage among some, including Republicans.
But Greenpeace science adviser Doreen Stabinsky of the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine, says the new study is "answering the wrong questions.
Scheduled sailing dates and locations are Bar Harbor, Maine (November 1); Camden, Maine (November 3); Boothbay Harbor, Maine (November 7); Cape Elizabeth, Maine (November 9); Portsmouth, N.
Just for women: Outdoor Vacations for Women Over 40 offers a July 20-27 trip to Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor, Maine, including hikes to Penobscot Mountain, Otter Cliffs to Thunder Hole and Gorham Mountain, biking, garden visits, beachcombing, sea kayaking, whale watching and a windjammer cruise.
He is currently project executive for the 76,000 square-foot expansion and renovation of The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, one of the most renowned laboratories in the world for conducting biomedical and genetic research and breeding of laboratory mice.