Thousand Islands


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Thousand Islands

A group of about 1,800 islands of northern New York and southeast Ontario, Canada, in the St. Lawrence River at the outlet of Lake Ontario. The islands, some of which are privately owned, are a popular resort area.

Thousand Islands

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(Placename) a group of about 1500 islands between the US and Canada, in the upper St Lawrence River: administratively divided between the two countries

Thou′sand Is′lands


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a group of about 1500 islands in S Ontario, Canada, and N New York State, in the St. Lawrence River at the outlet of Lake Ontario: summer resorts.
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That is true," said Samson; "and if it be God's will, there will not be any want of a thousand islands, much less one, for Sancho to govern.
In the beche-de- mer that was current among the blacks of a thousand islands and ten thousand dialects, the Arangi's procession of passengers assured her of her fate.
Those narrow straits of Sunda divide Sumatra from Java; and standing midway in that vast rampart of islands, buttressed by that bold green promontory, known to seamen as Java Head; they not a little correspond to the central gateway opening into some vast walled empire: and considering the inexhaustible wealth of spices, and silks, and jewels, and gold, and ivory, with which the thousand islands of that oriental sea are enriched, it seems a significant provision of nature, that such treasures, by the very formation of the land, should at least bear the appearance, however ineffectual, of being guarded from the all-grasping western world.
The beauty of this noble stream at almost any point, but especially in the commencement of this journey when it winds its way among the thousand Islands, can hardly be imagined.
These destinations are Lake Toba (North Sumatra), Belitung (Babel), Tanjung Lesung (Banten), the Thousand Islands (DKI Jakarta), Borobudur (Central Java), Mount Bromo (East Java), Mandalika Lombok (NTB), Komodo Island (NTT), Wakatobi National Park (Southeast Sulawesi), and Morotai (Maluku Utara).
Cuomo today announced a North Country Welcome Center will be established near the Thousand Islands Bridge in Collins Landing, Jefferson County.
Taken during a fishing tournament in the Thousand Islands region, Hildenbrand's impressive catch tied the current state record with a smallmouth caught from Lake Erie in 1995.
It isn't Setrakian (David Bradley) but Eph that translates the Occido Lumen and figures out that The Master originated from one of the thousand islands in Lake Ontario.
What to do in the Thousand Islands: - Hike around the Thousand Islands National Park, one of Canadaas oldest national parks - Enjoy the water by fishing at Eel Bay on Wellesley Island, kayaking, scuba diving or white water rafting -Explore the islands on a sightseeing boat tour and learn about the history of the area The Canadian Rockies The iconic Canadian Rockies offer vast forested wilderness, crystal clear lakes and majestic snow-capped mountains.
Ed Higgins, vice president of Thousand Islands Insurance Agency in Clayton, N.
Synopsis: Lakes Erie and Ontario, their tributaries, and the Thousand Islands region of the St.
But you can spot these wonderful creatures frolicking in the wild on an Eco Riverboat Tour of Cocoa Beach Thousand Islands.

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