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High Stakes Negotiations Over Fate of Katahdin Lake Tract
Greenville/Millinocket/Patten area. In particular, Quimby has been a political lightning rod since purchasing T5R8, angering locals over her management plans. With FitzGerald and Quimby out of ...
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John Muir & I
They tried to rig a lightning rod on the hut. But since that seemed inadequate, they ran down to a point just ... of the summit plateau and crouched down on their foam sleeping pads. There was a lightning strike a couple of yards away. Pigpen was briefly knocked unconscious. One of the women ...
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Glen Canyon Institute
Washington County Growth and Conservation Act. October 16th, 2006 Glen Canyon Still a Lightning Rod Fifty years after the first explosive blast signaled the beginning of construction on Glen Canyon ...
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Manomet:
How did the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge become such a lightning rod for the pro-development and environmentalist movements? Practical and rational arguments can be made and ...
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DayCreek Journal - April 28, 2001
I started by installing the lightning rod at the top of the cupola. (The original intentions were to mount the lightning rod from the inside of ... sides of the house. This provides enough surface area to adequately discharge a lightning strike to the rod. The lightning rod is constructed of aluminum and is secured to a brass housing that ...
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Super Scientists - Benjamin Franklin
Independence. But he was also a writer, publisher, printer and inventor. Franklin proved that lightning is a form of electricity with the famous, and very dangerous, kite experiment. That ... we still use today: battery, conductor, condenser, charge, discharge, electric shock, and electrician. The lightning rod was among his inventions, along with the Franklin stove and bifocal glasses. Franklin also ...
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Exploring: Weather
Franklin rod saved a house in Philadelphia from damage from a direct lightning stroke. By 1764, the rods were quite common on houses and churches. The lightning rod was first used in England in 1760 on the Eddystone Lighthouse, a wooden structure that had been previously destroyed by lightning. Despite the success of Franklin ...
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Celtic musical artists and recordings (not comprehensive)
CD called Island to Island which is pretty good. Honourary Newfoundlander Paddy Keenan, with his lightning rod pipes, released in 1997 a solo CD backed by Newfoundland and Irish musicians. It is ...
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Maryland Sea Grant : Recreation on the Bay: Communities & Economies: Coast, Bay & Watershed Issues: Lightning
On a sailboat, make a lightning rod using a piece of aluminum which sticks about 1 foot (30.48 centimeters) above the mast. Sharpen the rod to reduce resistance at the top. A radio antenna can also condluct electricity but may lead lightning to the radio and may well vaporize during a strike. From the rod ... rod, letting that act as a lightning interceptor.) Use a "lightning ...
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Science Projects - Make Your Own Lightning
Make Your Own Lightning In a storm cloud, the moving air makes tiny water droplets and ice rub ... charges, stay near the bottom. This separation of electrical charges is very unstable and lightning is the way the charges are equalized or become balanced. Method 1 A ... is as though the pan is the thundercloud, the fork is the lighting rod and you are the Earth's surface. Method 2 The balloon is being ...
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