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Watkins Glen

(wŏt`kĭnz), resort village (1990 pop. 2,207), seat of Schuyler co., W central N.Y., in the Finger LakesFinger Lakes,
group of 11 narrow glacial lakes in north to south valleys, W central N.Y. Cayuga and Seneca lakes, both more than 35 mi (56 km) long, are the largest and deepest. Keuka Lake is the center of the area's wine industry, the largest in New York.
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 region, at the southern end of Seneca Lake; inc. 1842. It is in a grape and wine area, and there are salt mines nearby. Its setting of cliffs, waterfalls, and unusual rock formations made by an interwinding stream attracts many visitors. The resort hotel there is famed for its mineral spring water. Automobile races have been held there since 1948. From 1961 to 1980 a Formula 1 Grand Prix race was held annually; annual NASCAR and IndyCar races are currently held. Watkins Glen State Park adjoins the village.
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