Champlain


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Champlain

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Samuel de . ?1567--1635, French explorer; founder of Quebec (1608) and governor of New France (1633--35)

Champlain

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Lake. a lake in the northeastern US, between the Green Mountains and the Adirondack Mountains: linked by the Champlain Canal to the Hudson River and by the Richelieu River to the St Lawrence; a major communications route in colonial times

Champlain

 

a lake in the northeastern USA and in Canada. Lake Champlain has an area of 1,137 sq km and reaches a depth of 183 m. The basin is of tectonic origin. The lake drains into the St. Lawrence River and is part of the waterway that connects the Hudson River with the St. Lawrence. The cities of Burlington and Plattsburgh are situated on Lake Champlain.

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Aware that Lake Champlain would not complete the second phase of programmed Cruiser modernization until 2012, which was primarily targeted at updating the cruiser's combat system, the command identified the need for a short term, cost effective solution.
Blue-green algae can become very abundant in some sections of Lake Champlain once the water warms up in midsummer.
Champlain showed flickers of his true form next time out, however, when he finished fourth in the Group Two Juddmonte Royal Lodge Stakes.
The Paden Institute, founded in 1997 by Alice Green and Charles Touhey, affords writers of color an opportunity to work on their writing in a small cottage, situated on their property on the bank of Lake Champlain.
Facing starvation, and with only a few barrels of biscuits and beans in store, Champlain brazenly replied that he had soldiers and plenty of food and "were we to surrender .
While it is sometimes animated by fictionalized conversations between Champlain and his collaborators, the text reads well.
Lescarbot allowed himself to be drawn into a polemic with Samuel de Champlain which worked to his disadvantage, since he wrote to give voice to national aspirations rather than merely to recount historical events.
Introductory chapters give resumes of Naval Aviation history and the story of Lake Champlain, supported by photos that include several excellent views of aircraft and people.
Lake Champlain Chocolates (LCC), a gourmet Vermont chocolate maker, has introduced the Small World Chocolates line including Truffles, Chocolates, and Sensations.
It is therefore hot surprising that Lakes George and Champlain became the sites of some of the earliest experiments in the country in organized camping for children.
Champlain College in Burlington, VT (1,500 full-time, 700 evening students).
Much larger at 1,400 acres, Shelburne Farm in the Lake Champlain Valley is both a national historic site and a a nonprofit environmental education center.

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