Telluride's sixty-six trails, spread over more than a thousand acres, were an awesome change from the crowded slopes Dean had skied in the East in years gone by.
Forty acres were fenced in around the old house.
How many acres do you have?
Of the borough are Plumstead Common (103 acres) and Bostall Heath (134 acres).
At the dressing stations the grass and earth were soaked with blood for a space of some three acres around.
The mine sits on a few hundred acres old man Dawkins owned.
Ten minutes later, Lydia Larkin answered her door dressed in very tight and very small white shorts with a red elastic thing that covered only her breasts and nothing of the acres of skin in the middle.
The house and eighty wild acres of Arkansas hills and hollows she had recently inherited represented her total wealth.
Twenty acres and they were always at the fence line, poking their heads through to eat the brush on the other side.
Probably some run down shack without electricity or running water - and how much of the 40 acres was vertical?
Additionally, there was a delightful backyard and three acres of land.
Although Hunter had been born in North Carolina—on 16 acres of red mud, as he described it—he'd moved to Norfolk in high school and never left.
Together, they entered the back forty acres through a makeshift gate.
We have a little over 160 acres, but we aren't using all of it right now.
The site was five acres, and the building is described in the letters patent " as a fitting and noble college mansion in honour of the most glorious Virgin Mary and St Bernard in Northgates Street outside the Northgate of Oxford."
Tobacco is grown throughout the state; in 1909 on 12,000 acres was grown a crop of 12,000,000 lb, valued at $1,663,200.
In the years1471-1472to 1474 Waynflete was largely engaged in completing the church, now called chapel, at Eton, his glazier supplying the windows, and he contracted on the 15th of August 1475 for the rood-loft to be made on one side "like to the rode lofte in Bishop Wykeham's college at Winchester," and on the other like that "of the college of St Thomas of Acres in London."
The dock and victualling yards occupy together an area of some i oo acres spread over the shores on both sides of those arms of the great harbour known as "Dockyard" and "French" creeks, the dockyard being partly on the former, but principally on the latter creek.
Norfolk is the see of a Protestant Episcopal bishopric. The city has a public park of 110 acres and various smaller ones, and in the vicinity are several summer resorts, notably Virginia Beach, Ocean View, Old Point Comfort, Pine Beach and Willoughby Beach.
Mission Park (10 acres) here is adorned by native and foreign shrubs and by maples, elms, pines and arbor vitae, and "Haystack Monument" in this park marks the place where Samuel John Mills (1783-1818), in 1806, held the prayer meeting which was the forerunner of the American foreign missionary movement.
In 1896 the grain area was 380,000 acres, a slight diminution having taken place since 1882.
The dockyard, chiefly used for naval repairs, covers about 60 acres, and consists of three basins and large docks, the depth of water in the basins ranging down to 26 ft.
Vanderbilt, its 125,000 acres constituting what is probably the finest country place in the United States.
A collection of woody plants, one of the largest and finest in the world, and a broad forest and hunting preserve, known as Pisgah Forest (ioo,000 acres), are also maintained by the owner.
It is one of the largest buildings of the kind in Germany, covering an area of 15 acres, and having a frontage of about 600 yards.
To the south of the hospital is Greenwich Park (185 acres), lying high, and commanding extensive views over London, the Thames and the plain of Essex.
Of Ostia, with an area of 170 acres enclosed by two curving moles, with an artificial island, supporting a lofty lighthouse, in the centre of the space between them.
103, owing to the silting up of the Claudian harbour, and the increase of trade, to construct another port further inland - a hexagonal basin enclosing an area of 97 acres with enormous warehouses - communicating with the harbour of Claudius and with the Tiber by means of the channel already constructed by Claudius, this channel being prolonged so as to give also direct access to the sea.
Stanley Park, a large reserve of Soo acres, is one of the principal pleasure resorts.
It is divided between some twenty firms. The premises of Bass's brewery extend over Soo acres, while Allsopp's stand next; upwards of 5000 hands are employed in all, and many miles of railways owned by the firms cross the streets in all directions on the level, and connect with the lines of the railway companies.
The Dominion government maintains an experimental farm of 670 acres at Brandon.
An area of 175 acres is comprised in the city's parks, the largest of which are Prospect Park and Beman Park.
In Oakwood cemetery, 400 acres, are the grave of General George H.
There are two piers enclosing a harbour with a total area of 48 acres, having a depth of about 16 ft.
The upset (reserve) price was go sterling per square league of 6669 acres, and, as the lands were quickly sold, an expansion of the pastoral industry immediately ensued.
In 1872 the cultivated area was about 1,430,000 acres; in 1895, 12,083,000 acres; in 1901, 17,465,973 acres.
The area under wheat in 1901 was 8,351,843 acres; Indian corn, 3,102,140 acres; linseed, 1,512,340 acres; alfalfa, 3,088,929 acres.
In the Andean provinces of Mendoza, San Juan, Catamarca and Rioja viticulture attracts much attention, and the area in vineyards in 1901 was 109,546 acres, only 18% of which was outside the four provinces named.
Of uncultivable area covered by lakes, rivers, towns, &c. Only the roughest estimate is possible as to the sizes of holdings, but in general terms it may be said that about 3 million persons are proprietors of holdings under 25 acres in extent amounting to between 15 and 20% of the cultivated area, the rest being owned by some 750,000 proprietors, of whom 150,000 possess half the area in holdings averaging 400 acres in extent.
The average area occupied by it in the years from 1896 to 1905 was 1,043,000 acres, the total average production being 262,364,000 cwt.
Hops cover only about 7000 acres, being almost confined to the departments of Nord, Cte dOr and Meurthe-etMoselle.
Salem was founded in 1766 by Friedrich Wilhelm von Marschall (1721-1802), a friend of Zinzendorf, and the financial manager of the board controlling the Moravian purchase made in North Carolina in 1753, consisting of 100,000 acres, and called Wachovia.
The latter, which covers an area of about moo acres, has at the present time a fairly uniform surface and slopes gradually from the north to the south and east.
At the close of 1905 the area devoted to tillage was 9,365,000 acres, the area utilized for the production of breadstuffs being 6,270,000 acres or over two-thirds of the whole extent of cultivation.
Woolwich Common (142 acres) is partly within this borough, but mainly in Greenwich.
South of it is Eltham Common (37 acres), and in the E.
In Domesday the manor is mentioned as consisting of 63 acres of land.
In 1899 the national Congress granted to the school 25,000 acres of mineral lands, of which 20,000 acres, valued at $200,000, were unsold in 1909.
It had in 1909 a property of 2345 acres (of which 1000 were farm lands, 1145 pasture and wood lands, and 200 school campus), and loo buildings, many of brick, and nearly all designed and constructed, even to the making of the bricks, by the teachers and students.
Great success had attended the cultivation of cotton, and the high prices obtained for the Turkestan article (most of which is grown in Ferghana, where 742,000 acres were cultivated in 1915), coupled with the increase of railways, led to the abandonment of corn in favour of the cultivation of cotton, and, although W.
The total area under cotton in 1916, including that grown in Khiva and Bukhara, was 1,838,215 acres, yielding about 18,000,000 poods or 290,000 tons of raw cotton.
(4,7 2 4,4 00 acres) were included in farms. The percentage of improved farm land, as in Maine, New York and Pennsylvania, increased from 1850 until 1890 and decreased after 1890; and in 1900 out of a total acreage of 4,724,400 acres only 2,126,624 acres (45%) were improved.
We compute the maximum amount of food the world can produce by beginning with total acres of land considered arable, but that is based on assumptions about the future of technology and agriculture.
We stick a bunch of seeds in the ground and then treat a thousand acres of corn pretty much as a single unit.
Remember my earlier statement that a farmer treats a thousand acres of corn as a single entity because it is not cost effective to deal with each corn stalk separately?
Why should they eat their sixty acres, when man is condemned to eat only his peck of dirt?
The whole lot contains eleven acres, mostly growing up to pines and hickories, and was sold the preceding season for eight dollars and eight cents an acre.
One young man of my acquaintance, who has inherited some acres, told me that he thought he should live as I did, if he had the means.
It is much larger, being said to contain one hundred and ninety-seven acres, and is more fertile in fish; but it is comparatively shallow, and not remarkably pure.
In the deepest part there are several acres more level than almost any field which is exposed to the sun, wind, and plow.
In order to see how nearly I could guess, with this experience, at the deepest point in a pond, by observing the outlines of a surface and the character of its shores alone, I made a plan of White Pond, which contains about forty-one acres, and, like this, has no island in it, nor any visible inlet or outlet; and as the line of greatest breadth fell very near the line of least breadth, where two opposite capes approached each other and two opposite bays receded, I ventured to mark a point a short distance from the latter line, but still on the line of greatest length, as the deepest.
Four and a half acres contained a barn larger than the LeBlanc's Peabody home, beautiful gardens and plush lawn.
Her father farmed 80 acres and her mother worked hard.
Yes, we have 80 acres fenced in now.
Vintage cabin on 40 acres of secluded land near Huntsville, Arkansas.
In 1909 the acreage of hay alone was 675,000 acres, and the crop was 844,000 tons, valued at $11,225,000.
Around the tents, over more than five acres, bloodstained men in various garbs stood, sat, or lay.
Outdoor recreation enthusiasts enjoy the 50 acres of Ravenna Park, which encompasses a ravine and a small wetland.
With more than 2,000 acres of beach and 150-plus parks, Tampa is the perfect city vacation for those who don't really want a city vacation.
One hundred and fifteen acres of hiking and cycling trails, along with fishing and kayaking opportunities are available at this outdoor attraction year-round.
Finger Lakes Premier Properties(888) 414-5253www.fingerlakespremierproperties.com Cobtree With properties settled on 18 acres of land near Lake Seneca, Cobtree offers brick cottages and cabins that are family-, pet- and handicap-friendly.
North Conway, New Hampshire, is situated in the Mount Washington Valley region with access to picturesque acres of protected White Mountain National Forest.
Hudson Highlands State Park is 6,000 acres of undeveloped land with fishing, boating, hiking, and birding.
If you are in the southern portion of Chester County, pass the afternoon in the 1,341 acres of White Clay Creek Preserve.
Outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of the park's 1,705 acres, including a 535-acre lake.
Nestled in the Rocky Mountain foothills among over 36,000 acres of recreational space, lies Boulder, home of the University of Colorado.
Only 4 miles from Springdale, you will find more than 16,000 acres of scenic greenery, containing 21 parks.
The Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill is composed of more than 3,000 acres for visitors to explore.
Lexington, the horse capital of the world, is a bustling city surrounded by acres of pasture land and forests.
The Charles River Natural Valley Storage surrounds the city, offering 3,200 acres for hiking, canoeing, fishing, and cross-country skiing.
The beautiful city in north Virginia has over 1,100 acres of parks and open space.
Use your afternoon to explore 312 acres in one of Milwaukee County's largest green areas, Lincoln Park.
Lake Park is on the waterfront and covers 138 acres.
If you are spending the day golfing at Spooky Brook Golf Course or hiking around the 3,037 acres of Six Mile Run in Central New Jersey, try a meal at Real Jamaican Jerk an' Ting.
Less than 9 miles from the center of Bernardsville sits the 127 acres of New Jersey's largest horticultural park, Frelinghuysen Arboretum.
Established in 1999, Palmyra Cove Nature Park preserves 250 acres of the natural habitat in South Jersey.
Davenport Park sits on 20 acres overlooking the Long Island Sound and offers hiking trails and open areas for sunbathing, Frisbee and picnics.
The park is 18.5 acres and is an ideal place to work off a heavy steak dinner.
Chesterfield boasts several parks for recreation and also maintains 43 acres of wetland within the city limits.
At approximately 6 million acres, there is certainly no shortage of outdoor activity to be found.
It is, however, located next to Harriman State Park, the second largest state park in New York, 46,613 acres in size.
Burnside Park, part of Philadelphia's park system, caters to outdoors-lovers with more than 110 acres of outdoor recreation that includes fishing, camping and miles of hiking trails.
Eagle Rock Reservation is less than 4 miles from the center of Bloomfield, and claims 408 acres of woodlands on the crown of Watchung's First Mountain.
South Mountain Reservation is about 6 miles away and covers more than 2,000 acres.
Watchung Reservation is the biggest park in the area, and boasts 2,000 protected wooded acres.
Outdoor enthusiasts come to Tampa to enjoy the more than 3,000 acres of park space, The Gulf of Mexico and the beach.
Wildwood State Park's 600 acres provides opportunities for swimming, playing on the beach on Long Island Sound, picnicking, hiking, biking, fishing, camping, or cross-country skiing.
Shops, street vendors and artists line the indoor and outdoor streets of Navy Pier's 50 acres of restaurants, eateries and attractions.
Or visitors can kayak or canoe through the Washington Park Arboretum, where there are 230 acres of trees, plants and wildlife to view.
The small town of Manchester, Connecticut has over 1,000 acres of parkland that has trails perfect for cycling and hiking.
Explore the High Acres Wildlife Refuge or learn about native plants at the Audubon Nature Sanctuary.
Take a guided tour of Nissequogue River State Park, boasting 153 acres for fishing, hiking, cross-country skiing and boat rentals.
The Blue Mountain Reservation offers acres of mountain biking and bird watching opportunities.
With a long commitment to preserving open space, Redding, Connecticut has preserved nearly 4,000 acres of land from development.
However, Houston has more acres of parkland than any city in America, offering an abundance of green space.
Madison has 6,000 acres of parkland and 13 beaches.
Situated at the southernmost tip of Manhattan, Battery Park comprises 25 acres of land overlooking New York Harbor.
Parks There are many parks in Atlanta, and the most popular urban park is Piedmont Park, with 189 acres in Midtown Atlanta.
Memorial Park is just west of Houston's downtown area and offers more than 1,400 acres of hiking and biking trails.
The 40,000 acres of Acadia offer visitors rock climbing, hiking, biking and much more.
Located within proximity to the area's acres of scenic parklands and plentiful recreational opportunities, Horn's Gaslight Bar presents Southwest and American cuisine along with abundant wine and beer.
Located on the southern shore of Lake Ontario, Rochester has more than 2,000 acres of parklands sure to delight outdoor enthusiasts, according to the city's official tourism web site (see references section).
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071(201) 933-2220http://www.medievaltimes.com/index.php Funplex Both Funplex locations offer 25 acres of entertainment.
The property is set on 25 acres and has a pool, spa, volleyball court and an organic garden.