Mount Desert Island

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Mount Des·ert Island

An island in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Maine southeast of Bangor. Named by French explorers in the 1600s for its Monts Deserts, or "wilderness peaks," it is a summer resort.

Mount Desert Island

(Placename) an island off the coast of Maine: lakes and granite peaks. Area: 279 sq km (108 sq miles)

Mount` Des′ert Is′land

(ˈdɛz ərt, dɪˈzɜrt)
an island off the coast of E central Maine: forms part of Acadia National Park. 14 mi. (23 km) long; 8 mi. (13 km) wide.
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Mount Desert Island, ME, home to Acadia National Park, instituted a seasonal shuttle bus service to address growth in tourism.
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At Acadia, a voluntary shuttle system was initiated on Mount Desert Island last summer.
Stewart and the guests at her home on Mount Desert Island, about 160 miles northeast of Portland, Maine, instead drove to a beach and took a more leisurely two-mile hike to a ledge overlooking Frenchman Bay.
Most recently he served as President of the Bar Harbor Rotary, President of the Maine chapter of the Risk Management Association, and currently is the new Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Mount Desert Island Hospital.
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My husband and I did a spur-of-the-moment trip to Acadia last fall and had no trouble finding a motel even though it was the same weekend as the Mount Desert Island Marathon.
A native of Mount Desert Island in Maine, Pasha spent her childhood traveling around the country as part of an Air Force family.
New York, July 16 (ANI): US President Barack Obama and his family will be spending a weekend relaxing at Mount Desert Island in Maine.