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Thousand Islands

Group of about 1,500 small islands extending 80 mi (128 km) in the Saint Lawrence River between New York state, U.S., and Ontario, Canada. Some islands belong to Canada and some to the U.S. The Thousand Islands include summer resort facilities and the Canadian St. Lawrence Islands National Park, which was established in 1904 and covers 988 ac (400 ha). The Thousand Islands International Bridge, which contains five spans linking some of the islands and is 8.5 mi (13.7 km) long, connects New York and Ontario.

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Volcanic region, southern Alaska, U.S. Located in Katmai National Park and Preserve, the valley covers 56 sq mi (145 sq km). It was created in 1912 when the eruption of the Novarupta and Mount Katmai volcanoes covered the valley in a flow of lava. When an expedition visited the site in 1916, it discovered tens of thousands of fissures known as fumaroles spouting smoke, gas, and steam in the valley floor. The largest was 150 ft (46 m) in diameter; some had temperatures as high as 1,200 °F (649 °C). About 60 years later there were fewer than 12 fumaroles left. In the 1960s U.S. astronauts used the scarred region to train for Moon landings.

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"I Feel It/Thousand" is the name of a single released by techno artist Moby. "Thousand" has the Guinness world record for the fastest tempo in beats-per-minute (BPM) of any released single, although some Extratone songs have surpassed it. It clocks in at approximately 1,000 BPM, hence the title of the recording. The single peaked at #38 on the UK Singles Chart.

Track listing

  1. "I Feel It"
  2. "Thousand"

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