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#38014 - 08/08/01 05:22 PM Re: What's in a name?
inselpeter Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 03/14/01
Posts: 2379
Loc: New York City
<<Devil's Lake>>

Cincinnati to the power of ten!

(the sediments, 'ground zero' (sorry, Anna))


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#38015 - 08/08/01 05:46 PM Re: What's in a name?
wwh Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 01/18/01
Posts: 13858
Hey;, tsuwm, how many Devil's Lakes are there? There was one on BBC news not long ago, with Canadians refusing to let it be drained into one of the Great Lakes because agricultural run-offs being hazardous to fish in the Lake. Only one I can find on Internet is in Wisconsin, but didn't show proximity to any Great Lake.
Anyhow, since I don't enjoy alcohol, I have consumed many, many gallons of Dihydrogen monoxide, with no ill effects. Doesn't cost much either. I even bathe in it. That site is all wet.


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#38016 - 08/08/01 08:08 PM Re: What's in a name?
tsuwm Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 04/03/00
Posts: 10523
Loc: this too shall pass
many man-made outlets for Devil's Lake have been proposed over the last few years, but they've all been rejected by Minnesota and/or Manitoba. the Canadians don't want it because of fears it would drain into the Red River (of the North) which flows north to Lake Winnepeg, no small lake itself. here's yet another link to this story:
http://news.mpr.org/features/199906/08_gundersond_devil-m/


p.s. - how many DLs are there? I don't know of any way to determine that. I do know of one in ND, MN, WI and MI, each. the ones in ND and MI actually have towns of that name.

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#38017 - 08/09/01 08:54 AM Re: What's in a name?
maverick Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 09/15/00
Posts: 4757
This danger has also been increasingly found menacing beaches all over the world:

"The important lesson is when it comes to beach pollution, the more you look the more you find," said Heather Hoecherl, a lawyer with the council, a New York environmental group.

Increased rain in the Northeast, most of the Great Lakes States and Guam, also was a factor.


http://www.nytimes.com/2001/08/09/national/09BEAC.html


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#38018 - 08/09/01 10:56 AM Re: What's in a name?
Hyla Offline
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Registered: 12/14/00
Posts: 544
Loc: San Francisco, CA
how many DLs are there? I don't know of any way to determine that.

I should think the index in any decent atlas should provide this info - I'd look it up for you, but my atlas is one of those huge books made of dead trees, and its search function seems to be disabled.


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#38019 - 08/09/01 11:07 AM Re: What's in a name?
tsuwm Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 04/03/00
Posts: 10523
Loc: this too shall pass
I have yet to find a searchable atlas that includes the half-million or so lakes in the US - hope someone can direct me to one...


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#38020 - 08/09/01 11:25 AM Re: What's in a name?
Faldage Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 12/01/00
Posts: 13803
the lake is polluted with this stuff.

And you don't even *want to know what fish do in it.


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#38021 - 08/09/01 11:29 AM Re: What's in a name?
Hyla Offline
addict

Registered: 12/14/00
Posts: 544
Loc: San Francisco, CA
a searchable atlas that includes the half-million or so lakes in the US

A compelling point, tsuwm. When I posted I must have been drinking some of that dihydrogen monoxide stuff - further proof of its dangers.


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#38022 - 08/09/01 11:35 AM Re: What's in a name?
wow Offline
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Registered: 11/25/00
Posts: 3439
Loc: New England, USA
in nuclear power plants, ..U.S. Navy ...elite athletes...in biological and chemical weapons manufacture, abortion clinics ... home-brewed bombs... cult rituals... Church of Scientology on their members and members' families ... KKK and the NAACP during rallies and marches, ...pedophiles and pornographers ...clientele at a number of homosexual bath houses in New York City and San Francisco ...historically, in Hitler's death camps in Nazi Germany ...in prisons in Turkey, Serbia, Croatia, Libya, Iraq and Iran ..In World War II prison camps in Japan, and in prisons in China, for various forms of torture,
by the Serbian military as authorized by Slobodan Milosevic in their recent ethnic cleansing campaign,
in animal research laboratories, and
in pesticide production and distribution
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The above taken from the faqs on link all have a disturbing element of "hate" for certain segments of population. Did anyone else pick up on this or is paranoia taking over. (Just because I am NOT paranoid it doesn't follow they aren't really after me!)


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#38023 - 08/09/01 11:40 AM Re: What's in a name?
Faldage Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 12/01/00
Posts: 13803
its search function seems to be disabled.

The tadpole ate it?


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