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Theodore Roosevelt National Park

(Encyclopedia)Theodore Roosevelt National Park, 70,447 acres (28,531 hectares), W N.Dak., in the Badlands and on the Little Missouri River; est. 1947. There are three units—the North Unit, the Elkhorn Ranch Unit,...

Little Missouri

(Encyclopedia)Little Missouri. 1 River, c.145 mi (230 km) long, rising in the Ouachita Mts., SW Ark., and flowing generally SE to join the Ouachita River N of Camden. North of Murfreesboro is Narrows Dam (1950), wh...

Oyster Bay

(Encyclopedia)Oyster Bay, uninc. area (1990 pop. 6,687) of the Town of Oyster Bay, Nassau co., SE N.Y., on N Long Island, on Long Island Sound; settled 1653. It is chiefly residential. Nearby is Theodore Roosevelt'...

Theodore Roosevelt Island

(Encyclopedia)Theodore Roosevelt Island: see National Parks and Monuments (table)national parks and monuments (table). ...

Minot

(Encyclopedia)Minot mīˈnät [key], city (1990 pop. 34,544), seat of Ward co., NW N.Dak., on the Souris River; inc. 1887. It is a commercial and transportation center for an extensive agricultural, lignite-mining,...

Hyde Park, town, United States

(Encyclopedia)Hyde Park, town (2020 pop. 21,021), Dutchess co., SE N.Y., on the Hudson River; settled c.1740. It is famous as the site of the Roosevelt estate, where ...

Buffalo, city, United States

(Encyclopedia)Buffalo, city (2020 pop. 278,349), seat of Erie co., W N.Y., on Lake Erie and the Niagara and Buffalo rivers; inc. 1832. With more than 37 mi (60 km) of...

Roosevelt, Theodore

(Encyclopedia)Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858–1919, 26th President of the United States (1901–9), b. New York City. Alice, his daughter by his first wife, married Nicholas Longworth in the White House; “Princ...
 

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