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  • 1 Tract — Tract, n. [L. tractus a drawing, train, track, course, tract of land, from trahere tractum, to draw. Senses 4 and 5 are perhaps due to confusion with track. See {Trace},v., and cf. {Tratt}.] 1. Something drawn out or extended; expanse. The deep… …

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  • 2 Great Flats Nature Trail — Infobox Hiking trail Name= Great Flats Nature Trail Photo= Great Flats.jpg Caption= Trail entrance sign Location=New York, United States Length= 3 miles circular (4 miles total) Start/End Points= Use= Recreation and Natural History ElevChange=… …

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  • 3 Great Swamp (New York) — The Great Swamp in eastern Putnam and Dutchess counties is one of the largest wetlands in the U.S. State of New York. Geography and ecologyThe Great Swamp, also known as the Great Patterson Swamp,Cite web|author=Town of Patterson|title=Patterson… …

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  • 4 Great Dodd — Infobox Mountain Name = Great Dodd Photo = Great dodd.jpg Caption = Elevation = 857 m (2,811 ft) Location = Cumbria, ENG Range = Lake District, Eastern Fells Prominence = c 109 m Parent peak = Helvellyn Coordinates = Topographic OS Explorer OL5,… …

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  • 5 Great Camps — NOTOC Great camps refer to the grandiose family compounds of cabins that were built in the latter half of the nineteenth century on lakes in the Adirondacks such as Spitfire Lake and Rainbow Lake. The camps were summer homes for the wealthy,… …

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  • 6 Great Brickhill — infobox UK place country = England latitude= 51.965 longitude= 0.684 official name= Great Brickhill population = 865 [ [http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do?a=7 b=792042 c=Great+Brickhill d=16 e=15 g=424207… …

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  • 7 Land Ordinance of 1785 — The Land Ordinance of 1785 was adopted by the United States Congress on May 20, 1785. Under the Articles of Confederation, Congress did not have the power to raise revenue by direct taxation of the inhabitants of the United States. Therefore, the …

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  • 8 Great Captain Island — Infobox Islands name = Great Captain image caption = Great Captain Island Light, from a postcard (c. 1907 1914) image size = locator Location map|Connecticut|lat=40.9825|long= 73.6235 map custom = yes native name = native name link = nickname =… …

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  • 9 Great Beds Light — Infobox Lighthouse caption = Great Beds Light location = Raritan Bay, South Amboy, New Jersey coordinates = coord|40|29|12|N|74|15|12|W|region:US type:landmark yearbuilt = 1880 yearlit = 1880 automated = 1945 yeardeactivated = foundation =… …

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  • 10 Half-Breed Tract — A Half Breed Tract was a segment of land designated in the western states by the United States Government in the 19th century specifically for people of American Indian and European or European American ancestry, known as mixed bloods. The… …

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  • 11 Grand River land dispute — Aboriginal peoples in Canada …

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  • 12 Alexander the Great in the Qur'an — Alexander in the Qur an is a theory that holds that the character of Dhul Qarnayn, mentioned in the Qur an, is in fact Alexander the Great. The name Alexander itself is never mentioned in the Qur an. Dhul Qarnayn (in Arabic ذو القرنين) is a… …

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  • 13 Middleton Tract, California — The gated Slate Creek Road entrance to the area. Middleton Tract is a rural community in the coastal Redwoods of San Mateo County, California. Unattributed press reports say the name Middleton Tract may have been applied to this area as early as… …

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  • 14 Refugee Tract — The Refugee Tracts is an area of land in Ohio, United States.izeThe history of what is known as the Tracts is somewhat confused. Historians have described it variously as to its extent and number of acres. In some statements its length from west… …

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  • 15 Military Tract of 1812 — US Atlas of 1810 In May 1812, an act of Congress was passed which set aside bounty lands as payment to volunteer soldiers for the War against the British (War of 1812). The land was set aside in western territories that became part of the present …

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  • 16 Holland Land Company — Map of the Holland Purchase …

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  • 17 Central New York Military Tract — Central New York s Military Tract townships. Map from the original by Simeon De Witt The Military Tract of Central New York, also called the New Military Tract, consisted of nearly two million acres (8,000 km²) of bounty land set aside to… …

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  • 18 Oconaluftee (Great Smoky Mountains) — Coordinates: 35°30′54″N 83°18′18″W / 35.5151°N 83.3051°W / 35.5151; 83.3051 …

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  • 19 Alexander the Great — This article is about the ancient king of Macedon. For other uses, see Alexander the Great (disambiguation). Alexander the Great Basileus of Macedon …

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  • 20 Peter the Great — This article is about the Russian monarch. For other uses, see Peter the Great (disambiguation). Peter the Great …

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