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  Pennsylvania's Laurel Highlands
Welcome to Pennsylvania's Laurel Highlands where the spectacular natural scenery is one of the main attractions in any season.
Golfers are offered a range of courses from the PGA course Mystic Rock to well-groomed public links for golfers of all skill levels.
Getting here is easy, the Laurel Highlands is just an hour's drive east of Pittsburgh within easy access of the Pennsylvania Turnpike as well as two historic routes, the Historic National Road (U.S. 40) and the Lincoln Highway (U.S.
www.laurelhighlands.org   (323 words)

  
  Highlands County, Florida FL, county profile - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Highlands County is one of 67 counties in Florida.
The county is in the Sebring metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 93,127.
This was an increase of 6.59% from the 2000 census.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=8579   (449 words)

  
  Scottish Highlands - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Scottish Highlands are the mountainous regions of Scotland north and west of the Highland Boundary Fault.
The Highland Council is the administrative body for around 40% of this area; the remainder is divided between the council areas of Aberdeenshire, Angus, Argyll and Bute, Moray, Perth and Kinross, and Stirling.
Highland Park is a single malt Scotch whisky, which is distilled in Orkney, which is not part of either the administrative area of Highland nor the Scottish Highlands.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Scottish_Highlands   (724 words)

  
 Highlands County, Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Highlands County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida.
About 10.20% of families and 15.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.60% of those under age 18 and 7.40% of those age 65 or over.
Public Defender, 10th Judicial Circuit of Florida serving Hardee, Highlands, and Polk counties
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Highlands_County,_Florida   (415 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Highlands   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Highlands HIGHLANDS [Highlands] mountain region in the northern extremity of Scotland.
Highland developed with the growth of agribusiness and aircraft industries in S California.
A ritual response to climatic perturbations in the highlands of Papua New Guinea.
www.encyclopedia.com /articles/05899.html   (701 words)

  
 Wolf Trust - Why the Scottish Highlands
The Highlands of Scotland is the last region where wolves lived before people exterminated the wolf in Britain in the 17th century.
Wolves survived longest in the Highlands because of the remote and rugged terrain.
The Highlands are one of the few really big areas in western Europe with a relatively tiny human population (shown on any good atlas of population density).
www.wolftrust.org.uk /whyhighlands.html   (216 words)

  
 Surface Properties of the Moon
The Highlands rocks are largely Anorthosite, which is a kind of igneous rock that forms when lava cools more slowly than in the case of basalts.
This implies that the rocks of the Maria and Highlands cooled at different rates from the molten state and so were formed under different conditions.
The Anorthosites that are common in the Lunar Highlands are not common on the surface of the Earth (The Adirondack Mountains and the Canadian Shield are exceptions).
csep10.phys.utk.edu /astr161/lect/moon/moon_surface.html   (1083 words)

  
 Highlands-Macon County
Highlands is accessed from the east on the US 64 and from the west on NC 28.
Highlands was the intersection, or close to it.
Highland is supported by a small hospital with 24 beds, a fully equipped labs, CT/X-ray facilities, nursing care, physical therapy, and a well equipped and trained Emergency Medical Technician Intern squad, on 24 hour dispatch.
www.wncresortproperties.com /Highlands.htm   (1219 words)

  
 Highlands Elementary - Boise Idaho
We extend a warm welcome to all members of the Highlands team - students, parents, staff and community.
It is our goal to meet the needs of our students in a nurturing, inviting setting which challenges them to risk, learn, and grow.
Highlands Elementary benefits from an exceptionally active and involved parent community.
www.boiseschools.org /schools/highlands   (120 words)

  
 Rampant Scotland Directory - Highlands and Islands
Describing itself as an on-line gateway to the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, it provides a single point access to the region's public-sector information and interactive services and is designed for local residents, communities and businesses (and anyone else interested in the area).
Anthony's description of hill walking and climbing in the Highlands of Scotland is illustrated by over 400 superb pictures of the Highlands of Scotland.
This is the Highlands of Scotland element of a nationwide organisation.
www.rampantscotland.com /highlands.htm   (1876 words)

  
 Cameron Highlands
The Cameron Highlands are the largest and most genteel of the hill resorts in Malaysia.
The Cameron Highlands were discovered by William Cameron in 1885.
The cool, fresh air on the highlands is also a retreat for city dwellers who want to retreat temporarily from the noise and pollution in the city.
www.malaysiasite.nl /cameron.htm   (571 words)

  
 Highlands, NC and Highlands, North Carolina real estate and businesses   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Highlands Police Department is trained and equipped to handle police type emergencies, and the sheriff has deputies available for the area outside the town limits.
The town is celebrating the fifteenth season of the Highlands Chamber Music Festival, with performances by the Alexander String Quartet and the Cavani String Quartet, (for information, please call 704-526-9060) and the 56th gleason of live theater at the Highlands Playhouse.
Highlands is situated on the top of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and is popular for the cool, summer weather, where it seldom gets over 82 F, even in the middle of the summer.
www.uscities.net /m-n/nc/highlands   (1616 words)

  
 Golf - Highlands Golf Course - Bella Vista Property Owners Association - Bella Vista, Arkansas
Primarily not for the timid or novice player, The Highlands is deceptively "short".
The Highlands Golf Course is located approximately 9 1/2 miles west from Town Center and US71.
The Highlands golf course is 1 1/2 miles from the Branchwood Recreation Center.
www.bellavistapoa.com /golf/courses/highlands.asp   (285 words)

  
 Highlands of Scotland Tourist Board - accommodation activities attractions and events
Celebrating the unique and special nature of Highland culture, the year long programme spans arts, sport, heritage, environment, language and science events.
Use the clickable map on the left of the page to navigate around the Highlands of Scotland, or use the menus at the top and bottom of the page to find the information you require to plan your holiday.
Autumn is a wonderful time in the Highlands - as the trees change to red, gold and brown....
www.visithighlands.com   (322 words)

  
 Highlands
Highlands is about 65 miles southwest of Asheville, Atlanta Ga. is around 165 miles from Highlands.
As for the weather, the temperatures are moderate, the humidity is comfortable even though Highlands is located in rain forest area (average rainfall is 86.59").
The cultural amenities that Highlands has to offer during the summer season are legend.
mainsrv.main.nc.us /macon/highlands.html   (718 words)

  
 The Highland Mists MLP RPG - Home
The coasts of the Highlands consist mostly of steep cliffs protruding to the wide expanse of deep blue sea.
The sea around the Highlands is usually stormy or ominously calm, and mist tends to hang quietly at the very surface of the sea.
This is the northeastern landing beach of the Highlands.
highlandmists.proboards18.com /index.cgi   (1294 words)

  
 Cameron Highlands
With many travellers writing about their travel experiences in Cameron Highlands on their blogs, we think it would be a good idea to share some of these blogs with you.
As usual, the peak holidays are when most people flock to the highlands to enjoy the cool air but at the same time, it can get pretty crowded at times.
Regional Environmental Awareness Cameron Highlands (REACH) was formed by several residents who were concerned about the quality and rate of development in Cameron Highlands.
www.cameronhighlands.com   (439 words)

  
 The Highlands
The Highlands region stretches from eastern Pennsylvania through New Jersey and New York to northwestern Connecticut, forming a vital linkage between the Berkshires and the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Although the Highlands have been recognized as "a landscape of national significance," by the US Forest Service, and as a "Special Resource Area" by the State of New Jersey, vital open spaces in the Highlands are increasingly being lost to suburban sprawl, including over 5,000 acres annually in the NY-NJ Highlands alone.
Unless bold steps are taken soon to protect the critical treasures of the Highlands, the future of this region of water, beauty and life is in jeopardy.
www.highlandscoalition.org /thehighlands.htm   (309 words)

  
 Highlands
The October 2003 Highlands Happenings stated, “Students may not ride the bus home to a friend’s house to play after school.
The professional staff at Highlands School is committed to your child’s education.
Highlands’ families are welcome to check out the family passes to Naper Settlement and Sci-Tech.
www.ncusd203.org /highlands/handbook/handbookpages.htm   (3272 words)

  
 Mayan Highlands   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Mayan Highlands are located on the southern portions of Mexico and most of Guatemala.
The climate of the Highlands is generally the same as the Lowlands, except on the mountain tops.
In the northern area of the Highlands, rainfall averages from 60 to 100 inches per year, while in the southern areas, rainfall only averages about 52 inches per year.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/prehistory/latinamerica/geography/mayan_highlands.html   (277 words)

  
 NJDEP Guidance for the Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act
The Department of Environmental Protection is readopting with amendments the Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act rules, N.J.A.C. The Highlands rules implement the Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act signed on August 10, 2004, and replace the Special Adoption of May 9, 2005.
The Department is restructuring N.J.A.C. 7:38-3.6(b) (alternatives for linear development through Highlands open waters) and 3.8(c) (alternatives for linear development on steep slopes) to require the consideration of location, design and or configuration as part of the test of feasible alternatives for all applications proposing linear development.
Also, relating to the requirements for permitting driveways as linear development in or adjacent to Highlands open waters or on steep slopes, the Department is clarifying that when an owner offers the land for sale to government agencies using Garden State Preservation Trust money, they should follow the procedures governing such sales.
www.state.nj.us /dep/highlands   (718 words)

  
 New Mexico Highlands University : Welcome Future Students!
New Mexico Highlands University, founded in 1893, is located in beautiful Las Vegas, New Mexico and is affiliated with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) while competing at the Division II level.
New Mexico Highlands University Athletic Department is committed to excellence and will strive to perform at a high standard.
Kenna Armitage, a sophomore on the New Mexico Highlands University Women’s Rodeo Team, and Eric Mascarenas, a junior, who competes as an independent, have qualified for the national collegiate rodeo championships on June 11-18 in Casper, Wyoming.
www.nmhu.edu /current/athletics/index.html   (575 words)

  
 AMC: Conservation - The Highlands
From the Housatonics to the Ramapos to the Michaux State Forest, the Mid-Atlantic Highlands region of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut forms a 3.5 million acre greenbelt around the sprawling metropolitan region of Philadelphia, New York City and Hartford.
The AMC is a leading member of the Highlands Coalition, a group working to protect the critical treasures of the Highlands region and to support sound land use and "smart growth" in Highlands communities.
The AMC and the Highlands Coalition are working to secure federal and state funding to protect the critical treasures of the Highlands region.
www.outdoors.org /conservation/wherewework/highlands/index.cfm   (630 words)

  
 NJDEP Guidance for the Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act
The information provided here can assist homeowners, property owners, builders, and municipalities in determining if a project is located in the Highlands Region, what exemption criteria may apply, and development standards that may be required.
The rules incorporate the requisite standards of various land use, water resource and environmental protection statutes and establish a consolidated Highlands permitting review and approval process for activities constituting major Highland development.
After a consultation period with the Highlands Council, the State Planning Commission, and the Departments of Community Affairs, Transportation, and Agriculture, the Department proposed amendment to the rules, as provided under the Highlands Act and in accordance with the Administrative Procedures Act.
www.nj.gov /dep/highlands   (330 words)

  
 The Highlands Company
The Highlands Company is the publisher of the Highlands Ability Battery, the gold standard among assessment tools measuring individual abilities.
The Highlands Company is the publisher of the Highlands Ability Battery, the gold standard among personal assessment tests.
An individual who knows her unique abilities is better equipped to achieve happiness and satisfaction in her work and in her relations with others.
www.highlandsco.com   (249 words)

  
 Highlands, North Carolina NC, town profile (Macon County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Highlands was $24,120, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Highlands, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $437.
The average commute time for Highlands workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=19373   (481 words)

  
 Highlands Chambers of Commerce
The people who live and work in Highlands do so because they have made a conscious decision to do such.
Maintaining a vibrant economic climate while nurturing our environment and lifestyle for our year round and second home residents is the goal of the Highlands Chamber of Commerce.
Back by popular demand, Why Knot Knit of Highlands is proud to announce its" second Annual Knitter"s Retreat.
www.highlandschamber.org   (122 words)

  
 Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) web site - welcome
The Highlands and Islands of Scotland has around 19,000 businesses, more than 440,000 individuals with skills and potential of their own - and more than 8,000 voluntary and community groups.
The task of Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is to unlock that potential and help create a strong, diverse and sustainable economy.
HIE network strategy Our aim is to enable people living in the Highlands and Islands to realise their full potential on a long-term sustainable basis.
www.hie.co.uk   (734 words)

  
 Highlands Home Page
The Town of Highlands is located in Macon County, North Carolina.
Legend has it that the founders of the Town, Samuel Truman Kelsey and Clinton Carter Hutchinson, drew two lines on a map, one between Chicago and Savannah and the other between Baltimore and New Orleans, and decided that this location would be a future cross-roads of commerce.
Highlands Community Players, the Highlands Historical Society, and thriving churches, schools, clubs, and organizations.
www.main.nc.us /highlands   (430 words)

  
 Highlands, British Columbia, Canada
The Highlands is a stunningly beautiful rural residential area just northwest of Victoria British Columbia Canada.
Phase 1 of this program saw 66 local governments participate in a three-month campaign to reduce energy consumption in their civic buildings, which resulted in average electricity reduction energy saving of 5.9%.
Council encourages all households in the Highlands to visit the website http://www.bchydro.com/ and join “Team Power Smart”.
www.highlands.bc.ca   (384 words)

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