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 Encyclopedia: Mid-Atlantic States
The South Atlantic States form one of the nine divisions within the United States that are formally recognized by that countrys census bureau.
The East Coast, Eastern Seaboard, or Atlantic Seaboard are terms referencing the easternmost coastal states in the United States of America.
The Delaware River at New Hope, Pennsylvania The Delaware River is a river on the Atlantic coast of the United States.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Mid_Atlantic-States   (1975 words)

 Mid Atlantic Tours
Mid Atlantic is the region's leading group tour and receptive services operator, serving as a reliable host to the nation's tour operators, student and scout groups, and various types of organizations requiring customized ground services including accommodations, sightseeing, transportation, entertainment, and related activities in and around Washington DC.
Mid Atlantic has recognized this need and is now providing an extensive Early College Awareness Program (ECAP) which consists of an orientation workshop and college tour.
Every year Mid Atlantic hosts hundreds of students in Washington DC for events such as Cherry Blossom Festival and scouting jamborees, providing expert, reliable arrangements that can include hotel room blocks, sightseeing, local transportation, meals and entertainment.
www.takeafuntrip.com   (246 words)

 Mid-Atlantic Ridge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Near the equator, the Mid-Atlantic Ridge is dissected into the North Atlantic Ridge and the South Atlantic Ridge by the Romanche Trench, a narrow submarine trench with a maximum depth of 7758 m, one of the deepest locations of the Atlantic Ocean.
The Mid-Atlantic Ridge forms part of the global mid-oceanic ridge system and, like all mid-oceanic ridges, is thought to result from a divergent boundary that separates tectonic plates: the North American Plate from the Eurasian Plate in the North Atlantic, and the South American Plate from the African Plate in the South Atlantic.
The ridge was central in the breakup of Pangaea
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mid-Atlantic_Ridge   (607 words)

 Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
A private, non-profit organization, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation depends on its state arts agency partners and the National Endowment for the Arts to bring the highest quality arts programming and services available to artists, audiences, and the public.
Created in 1979 to encourage continued development of the arts and to support arts programs on a regional basis, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation is dedicated to growth and appreciation of the arts throughout the region, the nation and the world.
Foundation programs encourage the creation of new works of art, promote new relationships and ideas within the performing arts community, build new audiences, advocate for the arts in education and connect the arts and artists of the mid-Atlantic region to the rest of the nation and the world.
www.midatlanticarts.org /home.html   (318 words)

 Mid-Atlantic English - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mid-Atlantic English is also a name that has been given to a pronunciation of English that was formerly cultivated by actors for use in theatre, and by news announcers.
Mid-Atlantic English describes a version of the English language which is neither predominantly American or British in usage.
"Mid-Atlantic" attempts to use no deliberate Britishisms nor any deliberate Americanisms, so that it can be equally understandable and acceptable on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mid-Atlantic_English   (673 words)

 Mid-Atlantic States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Early settlers were mostly farmers and traders, and the region, called the Middle Colonies, served as a bridge between North and South.
English Catholics founded Maryland, and an English Protestant sect, the Friends (Quakers), and Germans and Swiss settled Pennsylvania.
In time, all these settlements fell under English control, but the region continued to be a magnet for people of diverse nationalities.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mid-Atlantic   (412 words)

 Encyclopedia: Mid Ulster English
Mid Ulster English, the dialect of most people in Ulster, including those in the two main cities, represents a cross-over area between Ulster Scots and Hiberno-English; it is currently encroaching on the Ulster Scots area, especially in the Belfast commuter belt, and may eventually consume it.
Southern American English is a group of dialects of the English language spoken throughout the Southern region of the United States, from central Kentucky and northern Virginia to the Gulf Coast and from the Atlantic coast to eastern Texas.
It is an English-based dialect spoken across mid Ulster between the Lagan and Clogher valleys in areas historically planted by settlers, the majority of which came from the West Midlands.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Mid-Ulster-English   (2239 words)

 Atlantic Ocean - History
The Atlantic Ocean is essentially an S-shaped north-south channel, extending from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Antarctic continent in the south and situated between the eastern coast of the American continents and the western coasts of Europe and Africa.
The South Atlantic is arbitrarily separated from the Indian Ocean on the east by the 20° east meridian and from the Pacific on the west along the line of shallowest depth between Cape Horn and the Antarctic Peninsula.
In the eastern Atlantic, the Madeiras, Canaries, Cape Verde, and the São Tomé-Príncipe group are the peaks of submarine ridges.
www.cartage.org.lb /en/themes/GeogHist/histories/history/hiscountries/A/atlanticocean.html   (1285 words)

Cross-section of Mid-Atlantic Ridge at 37 degrees N from Macdonald (1982).
Smith and Cann (1992) used bathymetric data to construct this map of volcanoes on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
Super-slow mid-ocean ridges move at rates of less than 25 mm/year and are considered to be the most common type of ridge (when measured by the length of ridge).
volcano.und.nodak.edu /vwdocs/Submarine/plates/diverg/slow.html   (482 words)

 The Mid Atlantic Air Museum - Reading, Pennsylania
This page created for the Mid Atlantic Air Museum by Avialantic
The Mid Atlantic Air Museum - Reading, Pennsylania
www.maam.org   (27 words)

 This Week In Cape May - Mid Atlantic Center for the Arts, Cape May, NJ
This Week In Cape May - Mid Atlantic Center for the Arts, Cape May, NJ Welcome to Cape May!
The string of barrier islands along the Atlantic coast of Cape May and Atlantic counties, long viewed as worthless, became the object of real estate development and speculation.
Today in Cape May, this Victorian influence is still very much alive in the many beautifully restored homes, hotels, and guest houses, as well as Cape May’s many activities with a Victorian theme.
www.capemaymac.org   (573 words)

 Avialantic - Mid Atlantic Aviation on the Web - flying news, events, airshows, & airports
Avialantic's mission is to support aviation museums and other non-profit air organizations, to enhance the enjoyment, safety, and popularity of aviation, and to explore the rich aviation history of the Mid Atlantic area.
Mid Atlantic Aviation on the Web Contact Avialantic
Avialantic - Mid Atlantic Aviation on the Web - flying news, events, airshows, and airports
www.avialantic.com   (125 words)

 PBS - The Voyage of the Odyssey - Track the Voyage - ATLANTIC OCEAN
The Mid-Ocean Ridge is an underwater series of mountain ranges that snakes a remarkable 40,000 miles (64,000 kilometers) around the globe, from the Arctic, through the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean and across the Pacific Ocean.
The second largest ocean, the Atlantic, stretches Pole to Pole and is dissected almost down the centre (north to south) by the jagged spine of the mid-Atlantic ridge.
Geological similarities on either side of the Atlantic, not to mention fossilized remains of plants and animals, supported and reinforced the notion that the sea floor was spreading.
www.pbs.org /odyssey/odyssey/20050530_log_transcript.html   (1069 words)

 Mid-Atlantic Ridge
Mid-ocean ridge that runs along the centre of the Atlantic Ocean, parallel to its edges, for some 14,000 km/8,800 mi – almost from the Arctic to the Antarctic.
The Mid-Atlantic Ridge runs down the centre of the ocean because the ocean crust has continually grown outwards from the ridge at a steady rate during the past 200 million years.
Thingvellir marks the position of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, a constructive plate boundary where new material is formed by the cooling of lava.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0007751.html   (530 words)

 Mid-Atlantic Ridge [This Dynamic Earth, USGS]
The Mid-Atlantic Ridge, which splits nearly the entire Atlantic Ocean north to south, is probably the best-known and most-studied example of a divergent-plate boundary.
pubs.usgs.gov /gip/dynamic/ridge.html   (32 words)

 Plate Tectonics Mid Atlantic Ridge
What began as a small crack in the Earth's crust is now the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, a giant undersea mountain range.
As the two land masses separated, the surrounding water rushed in to fill the gap between them, and the Atlantic Ocean was born.
They've been drifting apart about 5 centimeters per year - for the past 20 million years!-as the Atlantic continues to widen.
www.platetectonics.com /oceanfloors/africa.asp   (130 words)

 Mid-Atlantic Ridge
N on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge is one of the largest sea floor deposits and has been intensively studied over the past few years.
It is located at the mid-point of a 40 km long ridge segment at the base of the eastern median valley wall.
It consists of three mounds aligned east-west and elongated in a direction parallel to the ridge axis.
www.agu.org /revgeophys/humphr01/node5.html   (907 words)

 Viewing the Morphology of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge From a New Perspective
Based on this model, the hummocks and hummocky ridges that dominate the small-scale volcanic morphology of the AVR in the 29° N segment are formed by the focusing of fissure eruptions to several vents; the seamount is formed by the rapid evolution of an eruption to a single vent.
The along-axis orientation of the ridge mimics neighboring faults and fissures, and it is inferred to have erupted from similar fissures.
Hummocks and hummocky ridges are produced as the eruption becomes confined to several discrete vents, similar to subaerial spatter cones or spatter ramparts that form along fissures (Figure 4).
www.agu.org /sci_soc/eosdksmith.html   (2756 words)

 MAFMC Home Page
The Mid-Atlantic Council appreciates your interest and encourages public input as we continue the process of managing and conserving our fisheries.
(North Carolina is represented on both the Mid-Atlantic and South Atlantic Fishery Management Councils.)
States with voting representation on the Council include New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina.
www.mafmc.org   (84 words)

 Mid-Atlantic Volleyball
Mid-Atlantic Volleyball (MAV) serves volleyball players and enthusiasts with volleyball tournaments, clinics and leagues in the middle Atlantic States.
We host volley-activities in Maryland, Northern Virginia, Washington DC and Delaware.
Please donate to the hurricane relief effort...click above.
www.mavolleyball.org   (180 words)

 MAYA - Mid Atlantic Yoga Association
Thank you for taking the time to visit the Mid Atlantic Yoga Association's (MAYA) website.
Maya, a non-profit, tax exempt corporation, provides its members with a forum to encourage the study and practice of yoga.
www.mayayoga.org   (151 words)

 Mid Atlantic Vinyl Railing, Vinyl Fencing, Vinyl Decking
Mid Atlantic Vinyl Railing, Vinyl Fencing, Vinyl Decking
The Mid Atlantic Vinyl Products logo, the Precision Rail logo, and the Precision Deck logo are all registered trademarks of Mid Atlantic Vinyl Products.
Mid Atlantic Vinyl Products, 5109 Commonwealth Dr, Fredericksburg, VA 22407, 800-97-VINYL, Fax: 540-898-6148
www.mvp97.com   (70 words)

 Welcome to the Mid Atlantic Morgan Horse Club!
Welcome to the Mid Atlantic Morgan Horse Club!
The members of the Mid-A Morgan Horse Club enjoy their horses in a variety of ways including showing, combined driving, trail riding, breeding and family pleasure among other activities.
The Mid-A club is home to many World Champion Show horses, seven-time US Carriage Pair champions, Competitive Trail champions, and AMHA medal winners.
www.midamorgan.org   (113 words)

 HiG - Marko Modiano, universitetslektor
With Mid-Atlantic English, the controlled mixing of AmE and BrE can serve as a cross-cultural communication strategy, with users of English targeting language which is most likely to be comprehended by the interlocutor.
A Mid-Atlantic Handbook: American and British English, Studentlitteratur, Lund, ISBN 91-44-61451-9, 1996, 150 pp.
English as an international language is a wider program aimed at establishing educational platforms for the teaching of English as a global lingua franca.
www.hig.se /hs/forsk/marko_modiano.html   (224 words)

Many Europeans mix features of these two varieties, and are speaking what can be described as Mid-Atlantic English (MAE) (see Modano 1996).
The paradigm of MAE and of the 'centripetal circles of international English,' both of which are attempts to position the English language as a lingua franca and not as the possession of peoples who speak 'prestigious' varieties, requires a rethinking of the manner in which language instruction is conducted.
Clearly, the choice of educational standards for English in the EU, the development of cross cultural communicative strategies in ELT activities, as well as the notion of MAE, are all interrelated.
www.kl.unibe.ch /kl/llbs1/Englisch/modiano.htm   (2950 words)

 English language - Psychology Central
English is also the most widely used language for young backpackers who travel across continents, regardless of whether it is their mother tongue or a secondary language.
English is the most widely learned and used foreign language in the world, and as such, some linguists believe that it is no longer the exclusive cultural emblem of 'native English speakers', but rather a language that is absorbing aspects of cultures world-wide as it grows in use.
English is also an important minority language of South Africa (South African English), and in several other former colonies and current dependent territories of the United Kingdom and the United States, for example Guam and Mauritius.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/English_language   (4629 words)

 Plant Invaders of Mid-Atlantic Natural Areas: English Ivy
Plant Invaders of Mid-Atlantic Natural Areas: English Ivy
English ivy has been confirmed as a reservoir for bacterial leaf scorch (Xylella fastidiosa), a harmful plant pathogen that affects a wide variety of native and ornamental trees such as elms, oaks and maples.
English ivy infests woodlands, forest edges, fields, hedgerows, coastal areas, salt marsh edges and other upland areas, especially where some soil moisture is present.
www.nps.gov /plants/alien/pubs/midatlantic/hehe.htm   (506 words)

 Canadian English - Psychology Central
British Columbia English has several words still in current use which are loanwords from the Chinook Jargon, which was widely spoken throughout the province by all ethnicities well into the middle of the 20th Century.
For example, about will be raised from [əˈbaʊt], as it is in the American Atlantic dialect, to [əˈbʌʊt], a higher vowel, or nearly even [əˈboʊt] in some dialects.
The English spoken in Toronto is closely related to the midwestern American accent, but without the Northern cities vowel shift.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Canadian_English   (4906 words)

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