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Finger Lakes

(Encyclopedia) Finger Lakes, group of 11 narrow glacial lakes in north to south valleys, W central N.Y. Cayuga and Seneca lakes, both more than 35 mi (56 km) long, are the…

Ithaca

(Encyclopedia) Ithaca ĭth´əkə [key], city (1990 pop. 29,541), seat of Tompkins co., S central N.Y., at the southern end of Cayuga Lake, in the Finger Lakes region; settled 1789, inc.…

Geneva

(Encyclopedia) Geneva, city (1990 pop. 14,143), Ontario co., W central N.Y., in the Finger Lakes region; inc. as a city 1897. Located in a farm area, Geneva's manufactures include…

Canandaigua

(Encyclopedia) Canandaigua kănəndā´gwə [key], city (1990 pop. 10,725), seat of Ontario co., W central N.Y., in the Finger Lakes region, at the northern end of Canandaigua Lake; settled…

Keuka Lake

(Encyclopedia) Keuka Lake kyo͞o´kə [key], 18 mi (29 km) long and .5 to 2 mi (.8–3 km) wide, W central N.Y., one of the Finger Lakes ; drains NE into Seneca Lake. Penn Yan at its…

Cayuga Lake

(Encyclopedia) Cayuga Lake kāyo͞o´gə, kī–, kə– [key], 38 mi (61 km) long and 1 to 3.5 mi (1.6–5.6 km) wide, W central N.Y.; longest of the Finger Lakes. It is connected by the Seneca-…

Watkins Glen

(Encyclopedia) Watkins Glen wŏt´kĭnz [key], resort village (1990 pop. 2,207), seat of Schuyler co., W central N.Y., in the Finger Lakes region, at the southern end of Seneca…

New York State Canal System

(Encyclopedia) New York State Canal System, waterway system, 524 mi (843 km) long, traversing New York state and connecting the Great Lakes with the Finger Lakes, the Hudson River, and…

Auburn

(Encyclopedia) Auburn ô´bərn [key]. 1 City (1990 pop. 33,830), Lee co., E Ala.; inc. 1839. The city's economy centers around Auburn Univ. ; there is some…