What are the lakes in Maryland?

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The major lakes of Maryland include Lake Oakland, Deep Creek Lake, Prettyboy Reservoir and the Loch Raven Reservoir,
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Why was Maryland founded?

Maryland was founded by Cecilius Calvert as a refuge for Catholics who were persecuted in England.

Who is the mayor of Maryland?

Maryland is a State, not a city, so it does not have a Mayor, but a Governor. At the moment, this is Martin O' Malley, who is Democrat, and has been in office since January 2007.

What Maryland county is Deep Creek Lake located in?

Answer . Deep Creek Lake is located in Garrett County, the most western county in the state of Maryland. Deep Creek Lake is considered Maryland's Best Kept Secret and is the vacation hideaway for Baltimore, Washington, DC and Pittsburgh. Home to Wisp Ski Resort and a 3,900 acre lake.

Who was the founder of Maryland?

The Proprietor was Cecil Calvert, the 2 nd Lord Baltimore. Maryland's first Governor was his younger brother Leosnard Calvert who brought the first colonists to Maryland in 1634. that is right but here is some more info. King Charles the 1st gave the colony to George Calvert. However, it was (MORE)

What is Maryland like?

Well if you are near Baltimore theres a little crime but theres tons of places to go visit. If your near the eastern part of Maryland, Ocean City is the place to be. During the summer its not to hot its just perfect. During the winters....its brutal.

What is the population of Maryland?

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Maryland is 5,773,552. See the Related Links below for a break down of Maryland's population.

What is the geography of Maryland?

It is diverse and varied ranging from the pine forests in the western Appalachian Mountains, the hardwood groves in the rolling hills of the Piedmont region to marshes and sand dunes in the Atlantic Coastal region.

Who discovered Maryland?

Maryland was founded by Lord Baltimore the 1. He died shortly after. Lord Baltimore the 2 then tookover.

Where is Maryland located?

Maryland in on the eastern seaboard, off the Atlantic Ocean. It is surrounded by: Delaware on the east, Pennsylvania on the north, West Virginia on the west and south, and Virginia on the south. Near the Chesapeake bay.

Why was Maryland found?

Maryland received it's charter in 1632 from Charles I of England. It was founded by Lord Baltimore, because he had attempted to settle in Virginia and was rejected for being a Catholic. It was named for Queen Henrietta Maria of England, Charles' wife and a Catholic. Maryland as a result of its found (MORE)

Where is Maryland?

Maryland is in the USA right next to Delaware and it is very small compared to other states. Maryland in on the eastern seaboard, off the Atlantic Ocean. It is surrounded by: Delaware on the east, Pennsylvania on the north, West Virginia on the west and south, and Virginia on the south. Near the Che (MORE)

What is Maryland known for?

Maryland's state: Capital: Annapolis Nickname: Old line state, Free state Bird: Baltimore oriole Flower: Black-eye Susan Tree: White oak Dog: Chesapeake Bay retriever Fish: Rockfish Insect: Baltimore checkerspot butterfly Song: "Maryland, My Maryland"

Are there moose in Maryland?

currently no, but there have been a few sightings and hopefully one day they will come, they have come down as far as southern Pennsylvania and will probably reach Maryland. hope this helps.

What is a lake?

A lake is a large body of water that is surrounded by land a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land

What landforms are in Maryland?

Major Rivers - Potomac River, Patapsco River, Patuxent River, Susquehanna River. Major Lakes - Lake Oakland, Deep Creek Lake, Prettyboy Reservoir, Loch Raven Reservoir. Highest Point - Backbone Mountain - 3,360 feet above sea level.

Who are Maryland senators?

Benjamin Cardin(D) and Chris Van Hollen Jr. (D) are the U.S. Senators representingMaryland. Cardin's next election will be in 2018. Van Hollen's nextelection will be in 2022.

Who governed Maryland?

Maryland was an English colony that later became under the Britishrule in early America. There have been 98 people to governMaryland.

What are the crops in Maryland?

Because of the population Maryland has become a major producer of fluid milk and dairy products. That has caused a major shift in acerage to provide hay, forage and silage for the dairy herds.

Why was the Maryland founded?

Maryland was founded by Lord Baltimore. It was founded because it was made for religious freedom for catholics. I know its a short answer but it answers the question! Hope its helpful :)

Why was Maryland a success?

maryland was a sucess because it had money and had farmed goods as in tobacco and indigo and rice etc....

What was the population of Maryland?

The population of Maryland is 5,928,814, which gives it apopulation density of 596 people per square mile. The capital ofMaryland is Annapolis, with a population of 38,620.

Why is Maryland famous?

Maryland is a state which has seen many firsts. It was the state tohave the first balloon launch, first municipal water company, andthe first post office in the United States.

What is the retreat in Maryland?

The Presidential retreat in the Catoctin Mountains of Frederick County Maryland is formally called the US Naval Support Facility Thurmont but is best known as Camp David.

Who is Maryland senator?

Benjamin Cardin (D) and Chris VanHollen Jr. (D) are the U.S. Senators representing Maryland.Cardin's next election will be in 2018. Van Hollen's next electionwill be in 2022.

What are the landmarks of Maryland?

Maryland Landmarks: . The Concord Point Lighthouse. . The Phoenix Shot Tower. . The State House in Annapolis. . The US Naval Academy. . Backbone Mountain. . Assateague Island. . The Antietam Battlefield. . The Ocean City Boardwalk. . The Hooper Strait Lighthouse. . Fort McHenry.

Who settled Maryland?

The English settled Maryland in the early 1600s. Captain John Smith started exploring what is now Maryland in 1608. According to the Maryland Historical Chronology website, here is the early 1600's timeline: 1608. Capt. John Smith explored Chesapeake Bay. c. 1620. Earliest appearance in Maryland of (MORE)

Who is Maryland Monroe?

Marilyn Monroe was a singer, actress and model (triple threat) of the 1950s. She was born in 1926 as Norma Jeane but changed her name when in 1956 although she was using the name publicly since 1946. She was on the first cover of Playboy and completely reshaped the idea of sexy for women. She still (MORE)

What is the shape of Maryland?

If you look closely, it actually looks like a pistol (gun), aimed west, with Washington DC at the "trigger". The widest part is at the Atlantic and both shores of Chesapeake Bay. Then it narrows, its southern border being the Potomac River. There is only a separation of about 2 miles (3 km) between (MORE)

What is there to do in Maryland?

Go to Baltimore: View the city from The World Trade Center, located on the edge of the Inner Harbor. Head north and climb the Washingtion Moument, the first moument to the Father or the Country, just blocks from the Harbor. Play at the ESPN zone, next to the Trade Center. Also at the Harbor: The Sci (MORE)

How many lakes in Maryland?

There are many reservoirs including several that are called lakes, however there are no natural lakes in the state.

Where is the farming of Maryland located in Maryland?

The Piedmont region of Maryland, specifically central maryland, is very suitable for farming. This area consists of gently rolling hills and some forested areas that is suitable for cattle and horses. The Eastern shore also consists of many farms, which are actually a cause of pollution of the Chesa (MORE)

Are there ravens in Maryland?

Not as breeders. Some may wander there after nesting dispersal, but these are usually young birds, and will eventually return to the mountains. Ravens have extended their range in some parts of Virginia and North Carolina.