Finger Lakes

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Fin·ger Lakes

A group of 11 elongated glacial lakes in west-central New York, including Cayuga and Seneca, the largest and deepest of the lakes. The region is a major grape-growing area with many resorts and recreational facilities.

Fin′ger Lakes`
a group of elongated glacial lakes in central and W New York: resort region.
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Noun1.Finger Lakes - a geographical area in central New York State that is named for a series of narrow glacial lakes that lie parallel in a north-south direction
Canandaigua Lake, Lake Canandaigua - a glacial lake in central New York; one of the Finger Lakes
Cayuga Lake, Lake Cayuga - a glacial lake in central New York; the longest of the Finger Lakes
Keuka Lake, Lake Keuka - a glacial lake in central New York; one of the Finger Lakes
Lake Seneca, Seneca Lake - a glacial lake in central New York; the largest of the Finger Lakes
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Highlands = the Hudson Highlands, a mountainous region in Putnam and Dutchess Counties, through which the Hudson River passes in a deep and picturesque gorge; Eolus = God of the winds; Boreas = God of the North wind; Seneca = one of the Finger Lakes in central New York State; Grecian king = both the Senecas of antiquity, the rhetorician (54 BC-39 AD) and his son the philosopher/statesman (4 BC-65 AD), were, of course, Romans--in any case, Lake Seneca is named after the Seneca nation of the Iroquois Indians; Park-Place = already in 1816 a fashionable street in lower Manhattan; Chippewa = an American army defeated the British at Chippewa, in Canada near Niagara Falls, on July 5, 1814; Lawrence = Captain James ("Don't give up the ship
Governor Cuomo has made the renaissance of the Finger Lakes and the growth of the craft beverage industry important priorities and we are happy to be part of the excitement.
Winemakers and business owners from the Finger Lakes region have requested that New York Gov.
com)-- The Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes will be celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2012.
Breaking out at times into expansive views of the river, the Letchworth Branch of the Finger Lakes Trail in Central New York works its way through the woods for over 25 miles along the east side of the Genesee River, much of it in Letchworth State Park.
Home prices have risen approximately 24% since 2002, but residential property in the town remains affordable compared to other property in the Finger Lakes region, which has spurred development.
Tenders are invited for consulting services to conduct the genesee finger lakes regional local bridge vulnerability assessment.
and Johannes Selbach, winemaker and owner of Weingut Selbach-Oster in Zeltingen, Germany, announced that they plan to establish a vineyard and start a winery on Seneca Lake in the Finger Lakes region of New York.
com), the global leader in full service technology and communications consulting; announced today that an agreement has been executed with the Cortland County Business Development Corporation (BDC)/Industrial Development Authority (IDA) to design and oversee construction of fiber optic cable throughout the Finger Lakes East Business Park located on Route 13 in the town of Cortlandville.
The students are all freshmen majoring in natural resources conservation, and the annual trip to West Hill marks the beginning of their formal field experience while at Finger Lakes Community College (FLCC) -- a school that sits above the eastern shore of Canandaigua Lake.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced that legislation she authored to designate the Finger Lakes Region as a National Heritage Area (NHA) passed out of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
Last year Hans Walter-Peterson, viticulture specialist at Cornell Cooperative Extension, reported that the Finger Lakes region of New York had received 40% of its normal rainfall between April 1 and early September.

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