Adirondack Sentence Examples
The Adirondack area proper, and much of the surrounding ring of more recent rocks, is either too rugged, or has a soil too thin and rocky for extensive agriculture.
Graphite is widely distributed in the Adirondack region, but the mining of it is confined for the most part to Essex and Warren counties; in 1908 the output was 1,932,000 lb.
I dug in a tub of iced beer and Quinn and I toasted the two cans as we sat back on Adirondack chairs to enjoy the late afternoon.
Of the fur and game animals which were inhabitants of the primeval forests few of the larger species remain except in the Adirondack region.
The principal forest area is in the Adirondack region where the state has a forest preserve (in Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Lewis, Oneida, St Lawrence, Saratoga, Warren and Washington counties) containing (1909) 1, 53 0, 559 acres, and there is as much or more in private preserves and in tracts owned by lumbermen.
A remarkable feature of the belt is the longitudinal chain of broad valleys - the Great Appalachian Valley - which, in the southerly sections divides the mountain system into two subequal portions, but in the northernmost lies west of all the ranges possessing typical Appalachian features, and separates them from the Adirondack group. The mountain system has no axis of dominating altitudes, but in every portion the summits rise to rather uniform heights, and, especially in the central section, the various ridges and intermontane valleys have the same trend as the system itself.
The Adirondack Mountains .T his rugged district of northern New York may be treated as an outlier in the United States of the Laurentian highlands of Canada, from which it is separated by the St Lawrence Valley.
With the reservations that only in the case of certain red haematite bedded deposits can any estimate be made of relative accuracy, say within 10%; that the concentration deposits of brown ore can be estimated only with an accuracy represented by a factor varying between 0.7 and 3; and that the great Lake Superior and the less known Adirondack deposits can be estimated within 15 to 20%, the total supply of the country was estimated at 79,594,220,000 long tons73,21o,415,000 of which were credited to haematite ores and 5,054,675,000 to magnetite.
The so-called Adirondack Park, containing over 3,000,000 acres, includes most of the state preserve and large areas held in private ownership.
The region known as the Adirondack Wilderness, or the Great North Woods, embraces between 5000 and 6000 sq.Advertisement
The owners, let's call them M and J, were sitting on their front veranda in Adirondack chairs (also all pink), dressed up sipping some drinks.
Adirondack chairs (also known as Muskoka chairs) can also be quite low.
If you love the look of natural cedar, an Adirondack patio chair will make a great addition on your patio.
Americana rustic incorporates log cabin, Adirondack and Western styles.
Another common style of wood furniture is the Adirondack style, which grew up around the elegant lodge homes that dot New York's Adirondack Mountains.Advertisement
The most common piece of Adirondack style furniture is the Adirondack chair, the slat-backed, low chair, that is popular as lawn furniture.
Adirondack furniture is typically made of oak, cedar, birch, teak, and hickory - the woods found in upstate New York.
Adirondack furniture makers are some of the country's most talented artisans and hand-crafted pieces are prized as collector's items.
The Catskill Mountains and the Adirondack Mountains cover a large part of the state, and nestled in their rugged hills and valleys are some of the best ski areas east of the Mississippi.
If your ceremony's a casual event - possibly even set up like a luau - you could opt for a palm tree or Adirondack chair atop your cake.Advertisement
Adding to its scenic wonder is the fact that it rises at Lake Tear of the Clouds and allows cruisers incredible views of the slopes of Mount Marcy in the Adirondack Mountains.
The sailings offer unprecedented views of New York's picturesque Hudson River and surrounding areas, including the majestic slopes of Mount Marcy in the Adirondack Mountains and the awe-inspiring New York City skyline.
Check out the Adirondack barn jacket for a lightweight option made of soft canvas and lined with flannel.
For extra warmth, opt for the Adirondack lined with Thinsulate, a cozy polyester that retains heat without adding extra bulk.
The 67,000-gallon pool is designed to simulate the force of an authentic Adirondack Whitewater adventure.Advertisement
The Adirondack rocking chair became popular in the 1840s.
Part of the charm of an Adirondack rocking chair is the unique design of each individual chair.
The Adirondack Collection offers rugged yet stylish boots for shopping treks or chic cocktail hours.
For braving the winter elements in style, go for the Adirondack lace-up boot.
Other popular New York destinations include the Adirondack Mountains in northeastern New York.
Lake Champlain, which lies beautifully in the valley between the Green and Adirondack mountains, belongs mostly to Vermont.
Murray (1840-1904), called "Adirondack Murray," from his Camp Life in the Adirondack Mountains (1868), was once pastor.
The most notable topographic feature is the roughly circular mountain area of north-eastern New York known as the Adirondack mountains (q.v.).
While igneous and metamorphic crystalline rocks form the bulk of the Adirondack area, it is surrounded by a ring of ancient Palaeozoic sediments in which these peripheral lowlands have been developed.
Other notable falls are those of the Genesee at Portage and at Rochester, Trenton Falls, the Falls of Ticonderoga, and a multitude of falls and rapids in the Adirondack region and along the shores of the upper portions of the Finger Lakes.
In the Adirondack region the snowfall is heavy, the winter long and severe.
In the Adirondack region the trees were principally white pine, spruce, hemlock and balsam, but mixed with these were some birch, maple, beech and basswood, and smaller numbers of ash and elm; in the swamps of this region were also larch and cedar.
The original varieties of trees still abound, though in less numbers, on lands illadapted to agriculture, and in the Adirondack and Catskill Mountains, where the state has established forest preserves, and the Forest, Fish and Game Commissioner began reforesting in 1901, principally with pine, spruce and larch.