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Washington Island:

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, atoll (1990 pop. 936), 3 sq mi (7.8 sq km), central Pacific, one of the Line Islands and part of the Republic of Kiribati. Visited by the American explorer Edmund Fanning in 1798, it was annexed by Great Britain in 1889 and became part of the colony of the Gilbert and
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Washington Island,

c.20 sq mi (50 sq km), NE Wis., in NW Lake Michigan, just off the northern tip of the Door Peninsula. The island was visited by the French explorers Pierre Radisson (1657) and Robert La Salle (1679). It has a large Icelandic settlement and is a resort area.
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At the same time a college friend, Russell Rolffs of Hoot Blossom Farm on Washington Island, texted him out of the blue asking if he'd consider moving back to the Midwest.
Sales of properties on Washington Island were more representative of those on Chambers Island, but still required a location adjustment to account for differences.
The Galapagos (0[degrees]-1[degrees]S) in contrast were likely wetter during the LIA compared to the MWP, while Washington Island (5[degrees]N) at the southern margin of the ITCZ during the MWP was dry and then became very dry during the LIA when the main band of the ITCZ was probably south of 5[degrees]N (Sachs et al.
After operating for five years, Vallejo Baylink, the San Francisco Bay community's municipal commuter operation, decided to send the operation's first catamaran ferry, the Jet Cat Express, to Nichols Brothers Boat Builders' Washington Island yard for a complete rebuild.
The names of favorite Door County locations, such as Washington Island, Jacksonport, Ephraim and Sister Bay, add emotional appeal to individual pieces of the solid black cherry furniture Richardson Bros.
More B & Bs in Friday Harbor and new bus service make it easier for foot passengers to visit this Washington island in summer
Back on the road, you skirt Wisconsin'sDoor County, a great "i" slanting out into the lake, dotted by Washington Island. It's a lovely peninsula, but it's famous for staying and playing on, not driving around.
But she is fascinated and repelled by the furthest tip of Door County peninsula, Washington Island, utterly removed from the hubbub of modern life.
She was a graduate of Culver-Stockton College in Canton, MO and enjoyed traveling, especially to their summer home on Washington Island in Door County, WI.
Throughout his life he enjoyed spending time on Washington Island in Door County.

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