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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Gary,

city (1990 pop. 116,646), Lake co., NW Ind., a port of entry on Lake Michigan; inc. 1909. Gary was founded by the U.S. Steel Corporation, which purchased the land in 1905 and landscaped it for a city. In 1908 the first blast furnace was lit to begin the vast lakefront steel complex that was to dominate U.S. steel production and become one of the world's greatest steel centers. Gary steelworkers were especially active in the nationwide steel strike of 1919, when federal troops occupied the city for several months. In the 1970s and 80s the city's steel industry declined dramatically, leading to large-scale plant closings and high unemployment. There is still some iron and steel processing, Manufactures also include tin, steel, and paper products; beverages; medical supplies; consumer and dairy goods; and apparel. Indiana Univ. Northwest is in Gary. The city has an airport and a civic center, and the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is nearby (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.
..... Click the link for more information.
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Gary

 

a city in northern USA, in Indiana, a southeast suburb of Chicago, situated on the southern shore of Lake Michigan. Population. 175,000 (1970). It was founded in 1905–06 by the US Steel Trust. Together with the neighboring cities of East Chicago, Indiana Harbor, and others it forms the largest center of ferrous metallurgy in the country; 100,000 people are employed in industry, of which 80.000 are in metallurgy and related fields (coke-chemical, construction materials, and metalworking).

Gary

a port in NW Indiana, on Lake Michigan: a major world steel producer. Pop.: 99 961 (2003 est.)
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On both occasions Gary made it quite clear he did not know anything about Bennell's alleged behaviour and made it clear Bennell had never behaved inappropriately towards him.
John Hartson fydd yn cyflwyno'r rhaglen, un a fu'n agos iawn at Gary ers blynyddoedd maith.
The wind was blowing directly from the deer to Gary, and he recalled, "I immediately knew that I could move on this deer.
ChrisQuinn3 - Gutted to hear about the passing of former Birmingham City defender Gary Ablett.
A friend of a relative made it, and although it was a nice gesture, Gary deserves more.
Mel likes to golf, Glen used to love skiing before he injured himself, and Gary enjoys watching soap operas.
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For the few of you who didn't see the column and have yet to write a letter about it, I'm referring to Gary Stager's December topic, "Why Teachers Don't Use Computers," p.
Most people remember Gary because they drove through it on the interstate during a family vacation, holding their noses with the windows rolled up tight to keep out the rotten-egg smell.