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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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park, 21 acres (8.5 hectares), southern tip of ManhattanManhattan,
borough (1990 pop. 1,487,536), 28 sq mi (57 sq km), New York City, SE N.Y., coextensive with New York co. Manhattan is the cultural and commercial heart of the city, and its dramatic skyline symbolizes New York City around the world.
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 island, New York City; site of former Dutch and English fortifications. Castle Clinton, a fort built in 1808 for the defense of New York harbor, was ceded to the city in 1823 and renamed Castle Garden. It was remodeled and served as a noted amusement hall and opera house; Swedish soprano Jenny LindLind, Jenny,
1820–87, Swedish soprano. She made her debut in 1838 as Agathe in Weber's Der Freischütz. She studied in Paris and sang in Germany, England, and Sweden. In 1849 she abandoned opera for concert and oratorio until 1870. Under the management of P. T.
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 made her U.S. debut on its stage in 1850. From 1855 to 1892 it served as the main immigration station for New York City, and from 1896 to 1941 it housed an aquarium.

After World War II the park was remodeled, and Castle Clinton became a national monument (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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, table). The park also contains a war memorial and a statue of Giovanni da VerrazzanoVerrazzano, Giovanni da
, c.1480–1527?, Italian navigator and explorer, in the service of France, possibly the first European to enter New York Bay. Sailing west to reach Asia, Verrazzano explored (1524) the North American coast probably from North Carolina to Maine.
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, the first European to enter New York harbor. Boats to Liberty Island and Ellis Island leave from the park. New residential communities, such as Battery Park City, have developed in the area around the park.

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Bearing in mind the reusability of the battery, the revolutionary design of the package makes the storage of these batteries more convenient after it has been opened.
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With the market shrinking of Ni-Cd and NI-MH Battery, the popularities of consumer electronic products and mobile electronic products such as mobile phone, digital camera, PDA and camcorder etc, as well as the huge application potentials of Li-ion battery, the market demand of Li-ion will increase with a relatively rapid growth rate in the future.
In a battery, the reactants are stored close together within the battery itself.
If your car needs a new battery, the AAA Battery Service can provide an on-the-spot replacement," said Howell.
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