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  Mohawk
Like the discovery process itself, the presentation of material sometimes seems haphazard, however, a book is taking shape that will be a fascinating study of the history of the valley, and point the way to an amazing variety of natural wonders, historic and scenic sites, and recreational opportunities.
When Jack Nicholson Was Young in the Mohawk Valley
Mohawk Discovering the Valley of the CrystalsFebruary 27, 2006
www.paulkeeslerbooks.com /Mohawk.htm   (397 words)

  
  Mohawk River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Mohawk River is a major waterway in north-central New York.
The river and its supporting canal, the New York State Barge Canal (still referred to as the Erie Canal), connect the Hudson River and port of New York with the Great Lakes.
The river has long been important to transportation and migration to the west as a passage between the Allegheny and Adirondack highlands.
www.newlenox.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Mohawk_River   (211 words)

  
 Encyclopedia of North American Indians - - Mohawk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Mohawks of the seventeenth century were the easternmost of the five Iroquois nations, keepers of the eastern door of the confederacy known as the League of the Iroquois.
The Mohawk population declined by two-thirds in one decade.
The lower-valley Mohawks fled to Montreal, and were later granted a reserve at Tyendinaga, on the north shore of Lake Ontario.
college.hmco.com /history/readerscomp/naind/html/na_023100_mohawk.htm   (1153 words)

  
 Bridges   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Mohawk River is a waterway that is the trunk line of a 3456 square mile drainage basin in eastern New York State.
Historic Flooding on the Mohawk River is the last ~80 years of flooding on the lower reaches of the Mohawk River (Cohoes, NY monitoring station).
Bridges across the Mohawk is a historical survey of the bridges that have crossed the Mohawk River in the Lower Mohawk (around Schenectady NY).
zircon.geology.union.edu /Mohawk_River/Bridge.html   (3628 words)

  
 Martin Mohawk River Fly Reel Review - Budget fly reel low cost affordable trout fishing
Switching spools on the Mohawk River is as easy as a push of a switch which releases the spool from the frame, all of which can be done with only one hand.
The Mohawk River is a blast to use on trout waters.
The Mohawk River MR34 is a nice compact and lightweight 3wt reel that looks good, is well balanced, performs well for a variety of nymphing and dry fly applications, and best of all comes with an incredibly low price tag of under $60.
www.tackletour.com /reviewmartinmohawkr.html   (1055 words)

  
 History of Mohawk Carpet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Mohawk Industries is one of the world's largest floor covering manufacturers and distributors and is a leading producer of yarn, ceramic tile, area rugs and bath mats.
As the dynamics of the 1990s evolved, Mohawk remained steadfast in its vision to be one of the world's leading high quality, value-oriented producers of carpet and rugs.
Mohawk prides itself on a positive work environment and an opportunity for employees to improve their educations and work toward promotion.
www.mohawk-flooring.com /history.asp   (1039 words)

  
 Hudson River Section - Mohawk River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Mohawk, which extended nearly all the way to the Great Lakes, was a main water highway through the lands of the five nations of the Iroquois Confederacy.
Crossing from the Hudson to the Mohawk was difficult and dangerous.
The major breakthrough, both for the Mohawk River communities and for New York City, came in the early nineteenth century, when the Erie Canal was constructed, connecting Albany with Buffalo on the shores of Lake Erie, more than 350 miles away.
www.nnp.org /newvtour/regions/Hudson/mohawk_river.html   (391 words)

  
 Canajohary - Keator's Rift   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In the 1790s, the Mohawk River, which was the only dependable transportation route west, was obstructed by 91 rapids or "rifts." Many of these were gravelly shallows formed of the debris that washed into the river every spring from the numerous intersecting creeks on either side.
It was this gap, in an otherwise continuous Appalachin mountain barrier to inland water travel, that made the Mohawk Valley the favored route for westward transport anywhere south of the St. Lawrence, and a transportation corridor of national significance.
In a river where rifts were often less than 20 inches deep and occasionally only a foot, boats too heavily loaded would be constantly running aground, particularly late in the summer when the river ran low, and had to be lightened to pass over.
www.nysm.nysed.gov /research_collections/research/history/canajohary/canjo3.html   (1612 words)

  
 Albany Area Railroads -- History & Context, Mohawk & Hudson Chapter, National Railway Historical Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
While the Mohawk River was also a transportation conduit, it was not until the Erie Canal was constructed under Governor DeWitt Clinton in the 1820's that transportation to and from the west of the Capital District progressed substantially.
The Mohawk River was a prime example as its largest falls were very near its junction with the Hudson, and the falls and rapids at the village of Little Falls prevented easy passage westward.
The Mohawk and Hudson Rail Road, the first railroad to be chartered in New York State (April 17, 1826) and the first to begin operations (August 9, 1831) with its famous "DeWitt Clinton" locomotive, was the earliest predecessor of today's Conrail.
www.crisny.org /not-for-profit/railroad/capdist.htm   (6312 words)

  
 Major Floods, Mohawk River (NY): 1643-1831   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
However, the Mohawk River has also proven itself to be a source of incredible destruction, at times capable of flooding its banks both frequently and severely.
Upon visiting the Mohawk Valley in 1784, François Marbos, a secretary of the French legation noted, "In spite of the devastation to which the two banks of the Mohawk were a prey, the population there makes rapid growth" (Snow et al., 1996).
This project is part of a continuing effort to research and record the Mohawk River’s flooding history, particularly as it pertains to the eastern section of the valley, namely the Schenectady area.
zircon.geology.union.edu /Mohawk_river/1643_1831   (3111 words)

  
 NAVY - DOE - GE CORRUPTION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Not that the water used was returned to the river in the same condition as it was taken.
The theory went like this: the Cs-137 and Sr-90 will be dumped into the Mohawk river, will be carried 15 miles downstream to the Hudson river, will travel 150 miles down the Hudson, pass right by the island of Manhattan, flow into the Atlantic ocean and disappear forever.
A survey of the river revealed that the radiation levels were very high, and almost constant, for seven miles downstream.
members.aol.com /jacksha1/myhomepage/jpsriver00.html   (236 words)

  
 Mohawk River. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Mohawk River, largest tributary of the Hudson R., c.140 mi/225 km long, central and E N.Y.; rises in Oneida co.; flows S and SE, past Rome, Utica, Amsterdam, and Schenectady, to the Hudson R. at Cohoes (falls here).
From Rome to its mouth, river is either paralleled by or part of N.Y. State Barge Canal joining Great Lakes and E coast ports via Hudson R. The beautiful and fertile Mohawk valley, as the E-W passage bet.
Revolution and was an important route for westbound pioneers; the old Erie Canal followed the river in much the same manner as the Barge Canal.
www.bartleby.com /69/54/M08854.html   (161 words)

  
 Mohawk River --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
largest tributary of the Hudson River, east-central New York, U.S. Draining 3,412 square miles (8,837 square km), the Mohawk forms in Oneida county at the junction of its East and West branches.
western section of the Appalachian Mountains, U.S., extending southwestward from the Mohawk River valley in central New York to the Cumberland Plateau in southern West Virginia.
Located between the Adirondack foothills and the Mohawk highlands, the city is surrounded by dairy farms, with truck gardens nearby.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9053197?tocId=9053197   (891 words)

  
 Mohawk Watershed Partnership - Mohawk River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The area that drains to the Mohawk River (also known as the Mohawk watershed) encompasses approximately 115,000 acres within Lane and Linn counties and ranges in elevation from about 450 to 3,859 feet above sea level.
Once home to a native run of spring chinook salmon, the Mohawk River still serves as primary spawning area for what appears to be the strongest population group of fluvial cutthroat trout in the entire Willamette Basin.
The State of Oregon has identified the Mohawk River as a water quality limited stream because of it high temperatures.
www.mckenziewatershedcouncil.org /mohawkWSP.html   (354 words)

  
 Articles - Mohawk nation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Because of ongoing conflict with Anglo-American settlers infiltrating into the Mohawk Valley and outstanding treaty obligations to the Crown, the Mohawks generally fought against the United States during the American Revolutionary War, the War of the Wabash Confederacy, and the War of 1812.
Mohawks also form the majority on the mixed Iroquois reserve, Six Nations of the Grand River, in Ontario.
The name "Mohawk" was perhaps bestowed upon the tribe by the German mercenaries who fought with the British troops, who, mistaking a personal name for the group name, started to call the Kanienkehaka "Moackh." An English corruption of pronunciation turned it into the familiar "Mohawk" which is still used today.
www.gaple.com /articles/Mohawk_nation   (932 words)

  
 DEC Investigating PCB Discharge Into Mohawk River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Cahill said today that the Department is investigating the discharge into the Mohawk River of small amounts of PCBs from the Schenectady International, Inc. Plant in Rotterdam Junction, Schenectady County.
Because it is not known if this is a short-term discharge caused by the sewer cleaning or an undetected long-term discharge, DEC cannot presently determine its impact on the Mohawk River ecosystem.
DOH has collected samples of both raw and treated water at the Latham water treatment plant, which is the nearest public water intake on the Mohawk River, two locks and 18 miles downstream from Schenectady International's discharge.
www.dec.state.ny.us /website/press/pressrel/schint.html   (438 words)

  
 Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory
Several Mohawks and others of the Confederacy were respected allies of the British during the American Revolution, and in consequence of their alliance were forced from their homeland by their Rebel counterpart.
Captain John (1740-1811) was the recognized military leader of the Fort Hunter Mohawks of the Mohawk Valley, the forefathers of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte.
Learning at Quinte Mohawk School is enhanced by such programmes as the Mohawk Language programme which teaches Mohawk at all grade levels; and the Arts and Crafts programme which focuses on the Woodland style of arts, crafts, and design in leather, clay and beadwork.
www.tyendinaga.net /history   (1781 words)

  
 Mohawk, river, United States. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Mohawk is canalized from Rome to its mouth (completed 1918) as part of the New York State Canal System’s rebuilt Erie Canal, which links the Hudson River with the Great Lakes; it is mainly used by leisure craft.
The beautiful and fertile Mohawk valley, named for its Native American inhabitants, was the scene of many battles and raids in the French and Indian Wars and in the American Revolution.
The valley served as the sole route (see Mohawk Trail) for westward-bound pioneers to cross the Appalachian Mts.
www.bartleby.com /65/mo/MohawkR.html   (222 words)

  
 Learn more about the Mohawk Indians and their culture
The Mohawk Indians were a part of the Iroquois Nation and resided along the areas of what are now Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River.
Known as the “Keepers of the Eastern Door,” the Mohawk Indians protected their corner of the Iroquois Nation with the ferocity they were known for in battles.
The Mohawk Indians were also among the first natives who encountered the British and other Europeans who sailed to America to create a new life.
www.indians.org /articles/mohawk-indians.html   (375 words)

  
 Mohawk - Pictures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Mohawk hairstyle, supposedly worn by the Mohawk tribe.
Mohawk Gasoline is a gasoline station company in Canada.
The Mohawk was also the name of passenger trains that ran on the Grand Trunk Western (between Chicago, IL and Detroit, MI) and on the New York Central (between Chicago, IL and Toledo, OH).
www.greatestinfo.org /Mohawks   (188 words)

  
 Mohawk Towpath Byway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Mohawk River provided a transportation route for the earliest settlers, thus the first settlements, like the Native American villages that preceded them, were along the water route.
Halfmoon - The Byway crosses the Mohawk River into Crescent (Town of Halfmoon, Saratoga County) near the longest aqueduct on the Erie Canal and turns west on the original Erie Canal (now Canal Road).
The Gateway Landing-Rotary Park is located in the Town of Rotterdam along the Mohawk River, immediately west of the City of Schenectady's Historic Stockade area.
www.adirondack.org /nomaps/mohawk_towpath.htm   (747 words)

  
 Bergen Bassmasters Mohawk River Report
On June 20th, the Bergen Bassmasters held their third points tournament of the year, returning to the Mohawk River at Crescent Pool.
The river has a reputation for producing good numbers of fish but there were some difficult conditions to deal with this time around.
On the Mohawk, where the average lunker at most Bergen events has been about 3 &Mac189; pounds, Pat's fish was a real lunker.
bergenbassmasters.com /Archive/1998/mohawk.htm   (654 words)

  
 Energy Citations Database (ECD) - Energy and Energy-Related Bibliographic Citations
Data on mean flow, flow duration, frequency of floods and of periods of low flow, based on a record for the period 1926-55 of Mohawk River at Cohoes and other points are presented.
A continuous record of river stage was obtained at the Knolls beginning in 1948, and is useful as an adjunct to the Cohoes record.
Investigations of sediment and bed material of Mohawk River in the vicinity of Knolls were performed.
www.osti.gov /energycitations/product.biblio.jsp?osti_id=4250525   (319 words)

  
 Oriskany Flats Wildlife Management Area
The WMA is mostly sandwiched between the Mohawk River on the north and the CSX railroad to the south.
The two major parking facilities are located on River Street on the eastern edge of the management area, allowing access to lands north and south of the Mohawk River.
A canoe launch is present at the parking facility on the north side of the river.
www.dec.state.ny.us /website/reg6/dfwmr/wildlife/oriskany.html   (472 words)

  
 Capital-Mohawk Region of New York
The Mohawk River is mostly frozen over in winter, which of course means that the Erie Canal is seasonal.
Human Geography section), shows the Mohawk Valley as a thin ribbon of green between the Adirondacks (to the north) and the Appalachian Plateau (to the south).
At this barrier on the Mohawk River, at the end of the 18th century, some small locks were built by the Western Inland Navigation Company.
nygeo.org /capital3.html   (3019 words)

  
 ANCIENT SEDIMENTARY ORGANIC MATTER IN A MODERN RIVER CARBON CYCLE: THE HUDSON-MOHAWK RIVER SYSTEM, NEW YORK, USA
Current understanding of the geochemical carbon cycle holds that rivers carry relatively modern dissolved and particulate organic matter derived from autochthonous sources, watershed vegetation and soils, and that OM from shale-rich lithologies exposed in the watershed is fully oxidized upon soil formation.
This river system provides an ideal natural laboratory for distinguishing rock, soil, terrestrial vegetation and authochthonous sources of dissolved and particulate organic matter to natural waters.
Through a combination of elemental analysis, stable carbon and nitrogen isotopic analysis, pyrolysis-gas chromatography, and radiocarbon analysis, we are examining dissolved and particulate river organic matter, soils and sediments to trace the delivery of ancient organic matter from weathered sedimentary rocks to modern river systems.
gsa.confex.com /gsa/inqu/finalprogram/abstract_55893.htm   (457 words)

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