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  Discover Long Island | Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau
Long Island’s North Shore is a place rich in history dating back to the Revolutionary War when George Washington traveled from what is now the North Shore’s Northern Boulevard across Long Island to thank his spy ring.
Long Island’s Central Suffolk region is a contrast of environments featuring cliffs and rocky beaches at the edge of the Long Island Sound, a serene Peconic River, tranquil preserves and outstanding attractions.
The North Fork of Long Island is home to 30 wineries that offer their bounty to visitors amidst mile after mile of scenic farmland and quaint villages.
www.discoverlongisland.com /home.cfm/group_ID/1   (581 words)

  
  Long Island, Bahamas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Long Island is a sixty-mile (nearly 100km) long island in the Bahamas that is split by the Tropic of Cancer.
Long Island is one of the Districts of the Bahamas.
The population of Long Island is roughly 3,600 inhabitants.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Long_Island,_Bahamas   (401 words)

  
 Long Island - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Long Island is an island of New York, at 1,377 square miles (3566 km²) the largest island in the continental United States, and with 7.4 million residents the most populous island in thte United States and the 17th most populous island in the world.
Long Island has a climate that is very similar to other coastal areas of the Northeastern United States; it has warm, humid summers and cold winters, but the Atlantic Ocean helps bring afternoon sea breezes that temper the heat in the warmer months and limit the frequency and severity of thunderstorms.
The West of Long Island was settled by the Dutch, and the East settled by Puritans from Massachusetts.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/l/o/n/Long_Island_ec1e.html   (2655 words)

  
 Long Island - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Long Island is connected to the mainland and the other island boroughs by a ribbon of vehicular bridges that cross the East River, the Verrazano Narrows Bridge (which connects to Staten Island), and several tunnels carrying motor vehicles and trains.
In sequence from shallowest to deepest, the Long Island aquifers are: the Upper Glacial, the Magothy and the Lloyd Aquifers.
Long Island is home to the luxury communities of the Hamptons, as well as Cold Spring Harbor and Lloyd Harbor in Suffolk County and Garden City, Laurel Hollow, Syosset, and Manhasset in Nassau County.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Long_Island   (6879 words)

  
 Long Island Association, Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Long Island was truly losing its character as a farming community.
In 1953, he was asked to nominate Long Islanders worthy of a place in the Long Island Hall of Fame, which the LIA started.
Higher education was also involved in a period of growth and expansion on Long Island in the mid-1950s.
www.longislandassociation.org /lia_historical_moments.cfm   (793 words)

  
 Geologic History of Long Island Sound
Long Island Sound occupies a lowland that was initially carved into the coastal-plain by rivers, and subsequently glacially modified.
The southernmost extent of the Wisconsinan glacier is marked along the middle of Long Island by piles of glacial debris called a "terminal moraine." Present evidence suggests that the glacier modified but did not entirely alter the pre-Wisconsinan configuration of the Long Island Sound basin.
The fairly shallow depth (average 20 meters or 64 feet) of today's Long Island Sound is attributable to the fact that Lake Connecticut was nearly filled in by clay sediments brought southward by the glacier.
www.conncoll.edu /ccrec/greennet/arbo/publications/34/CHP1.HTM   (1049 words)

  
 Long Island, Papua New Guinea   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Long Island is located along the Bismarck Volcanic Arc which is northeast of the New Guinea landmass.
It is believed that Long Island erupted in 1660 with a strength comparable to the 1883 Krakatau eruption.Huge ash deposits have been found in the New Guinea Highlands to support this idea.
Long Island's history of eruption is poorly known before the 1930s.
volcano.und.nodak.edu /vwdocs/volc_images/southeast_asia/long_island.html   (245 words)

  
 Willapa NWR - Long Island
If you land your boat at the old ferry landing on the southern tip of Long Island and follow the center road north, the trail to the Grove of the Ancient Cedars is approximately 2.5 miles in.
Day use on Long Island is encouraged to minimize impacts on wildlife and their habitat; however camping is permitted on Long Island.
Archery hunting is permitted on Long Island for elk, deer, fl bear, and grouse following all state rules and regulations.
www.fws.gov /willapa/WillapaNWR/longisland.html   (529 words)

  
 Long Island Indians and The Early Settlers
Wyandanch, the sachem of the Montauks, was grand sachem of all the tribes on the island and his signature was required to the early Indian deeds in addition to that of the sachem of the local tribe when land was purchased by the white settlers.
The town of Brookhaven is the largest on Long island, and extends across the island from the sound to the ocean, and is about 20 miles long, east and west.
The church is Congregational, and one of the oldest of the Indian churches on the Island, and was built by the state in 1845.
www.longislandgenealogy.com /indians.html   (2990 words)

  
 Long Island Bahamas
this 76-mile long island is an unspoiled, tranquil, and scenic hideaway divided by the Tropic of Cancer and bordered by two strikingly different coast lines, one with powder white beaches and the other, rocky headlands that descend suddenly into the sea.
Long Island's biggest event is the annual Long Island Sailing Regatta, featuring Bahamian made boats.
Long Island is famous for its local fisherman who are divers and go to sea for week long trips to spear spiny lobster and fish.
www.bahamasgateway.com /long_island_bahamas.htm   (381 words)

  
 Long Island Schools
Long Island Schools is your main source when you need to locate information about a school on Long Island.
Long Island Colleges - Long Island Colleges is your number 1 source for finding the Long Island college that's right for you..
Long Island Game Farm - The Long Island Game Farm Wildlife and Children's Zoo features hundreds of animals and has scores of interactive areas where guests can touch and feed the animals.
www.longislandschools.com   (428 words)

  
 Long Island Expressway (I-495)
The proposed Long Island Expressway is a most important part of the arterial highway program which will serve all of Long Island, that is, Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties, with a combined population of over 5,500,000.
Long Island Expressway: Beginning at a point on the New York City line in the vicinity of the village of Lake Success, thence running generally easterly through or near the hamlet of Jericho to the Nassau-Suffolk county line in the vicinity of the hamlet of Plainview.
Although the Long Island Expressway extension to Mattituck is no longer on the NYSDOT official improvement program, plans for a bypass of NY 25 and Suffolk CR 58 (Old Country Road) have gained some support in recent years.
www.nycroads.com /roads/long-island   (6087 words)

  
 Long Island, KS   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Long Island is located in northern Phillips, [PL], county on highway K-383.
In the 19th century, a steamboat, the Minnie B., carried passengers on excursions in the waters around Long Island.
The battle of Prairie Dog Creek between Indians and the 18th Kansas Cavalry was fought on Battle Creek three miles East of Long Island, August 1867.
skyways.lib.ks.us /towns/LongIsland/index.html   (80 words)

  
 Long Island Iced Tea recipe
I was told it was the best long island they had ever had so of course i had to try it out.
I used to drink these "Topshelf long Islands" exclusively-the barkeep would start pouring it as soon as I walked in-one girl would catch my eye, throw the glass to the ceiling, catch it, scoop ice and start the pour before I even got to the bar.
Then after 3 long islands, put on your seat belt, chew some winter fresh gum, and pop like 3 altoids and be ready for the swervest ride home.
www.drinksmixer.com /drink590.html   (8255 words)

  
 Long Island Storm Surge Maps
urricane storm surge causes approximately 90% of all storm deaths and injuries and much of the damage, therefore it is important for residents of Long Island, New York to be aware of the areas that will be affected by the storm surge.
The southern shore of Long Island is most vulnerable to storm surge inundation because hurricane landfall will first occur there and the low elevation will allow sea water to move well inland.
The images below represent the various regions of the southern shores of Long Island as well as the north and south forks as they would be affected by storm surge from various strength hurricanes.
www2.sunysuffolk.edu /mandias/38hurricane/storm_surge_maps.html   (477 words)

  
 The American Revolution (Long Island)
He positioned his troops on the western end of Long Island in anticipation of the British arrival.
The American outpost of Colonel Edward Hand's sent word that the British were preparing to cross Long Island from Staten Island on August 22, at dawn.
He had split his troops between Manhattan and Long Island, with the Hudson River, the East River, and Long Island Sound open to British warships and transport.
theamericanrevolution.org /battles/bat_lisl.asp   (590 words)

  
 The Great Hurricane of 1938 - The Long Island Express
Later that day, the greatest weather disaster ever to hit Long Island and New England struck in the form of a category 3 hurricane.
Long Island, New York and New England were changed forever by the Long Island Express.
Case studies have shown that the next time a storm like the Long Island Express roars through, it might be the greatest disaster in U.S. history.
www2.sunysuffolk.edu /mandias/38hurricane   (316 words)

  
 Gay Long Island Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: )
LIAAC, the Long Island Association for AIDS Care, Inc., is a 501 (c) (3) not- for- profit agency that provides current information, screened referrals, educational programs and direct services to Long Island, NY residents who are concerned about HIV/AIDS.
The Long Island Community Fellowship decrees that all people shall have equality of access and opportunity which is free from discrimination on grounds of gender, sexual orientation, race, age, physical challenge, HIV status, health status, gender identification, nationality, or economic status in terms of employment, personnel procedures, and service delivery -- all that we do.
Long overdue, raineysrangers is a social and pride group for (but not limited to) men & women in our community with limited mobility who have energy to burn.
www.gaylongisland.com /source.html   (442 words)

  
 NewYorkLighthouses.com
The Long Island book is available for $25 at the Fire Island Lighthouse, from the Long Island Chapter of the US Lighthouse Society, and at LighthouseTShirts.com.
The Fire Island lighthouse is on the left side of the horizon.
The many lighthouse keepers and their families that kept Long Island's waters safe and continue to "keep the light" for a part of American history.
www.longislandlighthouses.com   (1204 words)

  
 Thank you for visiting Long Island Genealogy
Long Island Reference Books on CD All information on this site is freely available to anyone with internet access.
Long Island Duck Fams - sources of Pollutants
Please contact Long Island Genealogy if you see any information that is not credited properly so that the error can be corrected immediately.
www.longislandgenealogy.com   (717 words)

  
 The Nature Conservancy in New York - Long Island
Long Island supports a variety of ecological features unique in New York, including maritime grasslands and shrublands, vast pine barrens and associated coastal plain ponds, coastal dunes and wide ocean beaches.
Located east of New York City in the southeastern corner of New York State, this 120-mile-long island lies between the Long Island Sound to its north and the Atlantic Ocean to its south and east.
The Long Island conservation program is organized into six teams, each designed to implement a suite of strategies that abates specific threats or improves ecological health across all of our sites.
www.nature.org /wherewework/northamerica/states/newyork/preserves/art13653.html   (948 words)

  
 Skydive Long Island, Calverton New York, Parachuting, Skydiving in NY,NJ and NYC
Whether you are new to skydiving, or have been skydiving for years, Skydive Long Island is the ultimate skydiving center in the New York area.
Skydive Long Island is located on a 2900 acre airport, one of the largest landing areas in the US.
Skydive Long Island is conveniently located 70 miles east of New York City, in Calverton, New York, with easy road and rail access.
www.skydivelongisland.com   (334 words)

  
 Long Island Exchange - Long Island New York News & Classifieds
Long Island Exchange - Long Island New York News & Classifieds
Long Island Sports with JP Long Island Society with JW Online Newspaper
Long Island News lines updated hourly...read all top news lines
www.longislandexchange.com   (80 words)

  
 Long Island International Film Expo
The Long Island Film/TV Foundation is established to stimulate and encourage film and TV production on Long Island.
Since film and activities on the Island account for over 60 million dollars in revenues per year, the foundation hopes to invite future projects to our area by working closely with industry executives, financiers, film producers, TV/Cable operators and government officials.
The Connection is comprised of Long Island based screenwriters, directors, actors, technicians, designers and producers who meet on a regular basis to share information, give technical advise and develop industrial contacts.
www.longislandfilm.com /foundation.asp   (309 words)

  
 EPA NE: Long Island Sound
Long Island Sound is an estuary, a place where salt water from the ocean mixes with fresh water from rivers and the land.
Long Island Sound is unique in that it has two connections to the sea – The Race to the east and the East River to the West – and several major rivers.
Long Island Sound is so important that in 1987 was designated as a National Estuary.
www.epa.gov /region01/eco/lis   (367 words)

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