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Adirondack Park

Currently: The Adirondack Park includes portions of 12 counties: Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Lewis, Oneida, Saratoga, St. Lawrence, Warren, and Washington. The population is about 126 thousand permanent residents and about 100 thousand seasonal visitors (2002 statistics).

Adirondack Park Acreage Totals as of August 2000

Ownership

Acreage

Percent
of Total

Private

3,010226

51.7%

State

2,475,340

42.5%

Water

334,545

5.8%

Total

5,820,111

100.0%

 

Animal Trivia:  A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.  A goldfish    has a memory span of three seconds.  A shark  is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.  A snail can sleep for three years.  An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.  In the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.  There are more chickens than people in the world.

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Baseball -

     Baseball Pitcher from Witherbee, NY -  Johnny Podres

 

Babies are born without kneecaps.  They don't appear until the child reaches 2 to 6 years of age


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China - If the population of China walked past you, 8 abreast, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.


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Horoscopes - check here to enjoy your daily horoscope

 

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Internet Real Estate Needs are Changing.

75% of Americans (204.3 million) have home Internet access
Nielsen/NetRatings Statistic
71% of today's home buyers go to the Internet first to find information about buying a home
National Association of Realtors Statistic
77% of agents are found from websites and listings online
California Association of Realtors Statistic

 

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LAKE CHAMPLAIN

Lake Champlain covers an area of 435 square miles (excluding the areas of more than 50 islands) within an 8,234-square-mile drainage basin, 56 percent of which lies in Vermont, 37 percent in New York, and 7 percent in Quebec. Lake Champlain's physical characteristics vary markedly moving from south to north; the entire waterbody is commonly divided into five distinct regions:
  • South Lake is shallow with riverine characteristics. It shows infestations of exotic Eurasian milfoil and water chestnuts, creating marshlike conditions.

     

  • Broad Lake is relatively narrow, but contains deep water up to 400 feet.

     

  • Malletts Bay lies to the southeast of Grand Isle near Burlington, Vermont, and displays a pattern of restricted circulation.

     

  • The Inland Sea (also called the Northeast Arm) lies in the area around St. Albans, Vermont, and contains numerous small islands.

     

  • Missisquoi Bay extends from the delta of the Missisquoi River north into the province of Quebec. Like the South Lake, it is shallow with luxuriant growths of water plants accentuating its marsh like qualities.

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Microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.

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Niagara Falls - The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls froze completely solid.

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Palindromes The words 'racecar,'   'kayak'  and 'level'  are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left.

Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite

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Randy Templeman's (ABR Realtor Instructor) quotes, about newfound knowledge

"What's your next step?  With new found knowledge the future is up to you.  Here are some items to help guide you along the way."  Randy reminds folks to keep this visuals handle:

*  Rubber band - to remind you to be flexible

*  Piece of string - to remind you to keep loose ends tied up.

*  Penny - for your thoughts.  Your ideas are valuable, share them with others

*  Adhesive Label to remind you to 'stick to it'.

*  Key - to remind you that you hold the key to your success in whatever you do.

*  Crystal Ball - to remind you that while your future in unknown, if you see yourself being successfull, you will be successful.

*  Payday - the first of many more in the future.

*  Smarties - learning is a journey, not a destination.

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Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.

Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

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