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Corning,

city (1990 pop. 11,938), Steuben co., S N.Y., on the Chemung River, in a dairy and vineyard region; settled 1788, inc. as a city 1890. The glass industry for which the city is famous began in 1868. The Corning company, whose products are used in advanced technologies such as fiber optics, has diversified, but still makes the well-known Steuben glass. The Corning glass museum, a museum of western art, and nearby state parks draw visitors.
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