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Ramsey Lake From Boardwalk S. Koren 2007


"Adventure: an undertaking usually involving danger and unknown risks b: the encountering of risks <the spirit of adventure> 2: an exciting or remarkable experience Etymology: Middle English aventure, chance, risk, from Anglo-French, from Vulgar Latin *adventura, from Latin adventus, past participle of advenire to arrive, from ad- + venire to come Date: 14th century" www.merriam-webster.com

"I seemed to vow to myself that some day I would go to the region of ice and snow and go on and on till I came to one of the poles of the earth, the end of the axis upon which this great round ball turns."
Ernest Shackleton

"Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men's blood." Daniel H. Burnham

"This land may be profitable to those that will adventure it." Henry Hudson

"In the 19th Century people were looking for the Northwest Passage. Ships were lost and brave people were killed..." John L. Phillips

"Northwest Passage: A sea route from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean through northwestern America, often sought by early explorers. There is an actual Northwest Passage, but it requires sailing through far northern waters that are icebound much of the year." The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002

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