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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An inlet of the Atlantic Ocean separating the Delmarva Peninsula from mainland Maryland and Virginia. Explored and charted by John Smith in 1608, it is an important link in the Intracoastal Waterway.

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  • With the continued help of INRENARE the first stages of the plan were implemented comprising the formation of a team of full-time trained park staff; selection of key guard post sites; planning and initiation of an environmental education/public relations program; involving the indigenous populationin park planning and management; and visits to key areas to collect information on the geography, mapping, ecology, socio-economy and ethnography.

    Darién National Park, Panama

  • Here are two moreimages: the bar graph on the left below shows the decline in populationin OTR since 1980 (along witha hopeful, modest increase in this decade); more alarmingly, the one on the right shows the increase in the portion of OTR families in poverty between 1970 and 1990.

    F. Kaid Benfield: Village Green: Revitalizing Cincinnati's Over-the-Rhine (Part 1)

  • But then London does have the reputation of having the most monitored populationin the world.

    George Orwell Under Surveillance « Reading Copy

  • But, mental disorders have been found to be commonin overone-third of the populationin most countries that have reported sufficientdata to track and document.

    Mental Illness…show compassion! « Julian Ayrs & Pop Culture

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