Presque Isle
geographical name peninsula NW Pennsylvania in Lake Erie forming Presque Isle Bay (harbor of Erie, Pennsylvania)

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  • Presque Isle — is the name of several places in the United States. Presqu île means peninsula in French (the literal translation is almost an island ).;Administrative subdivisions * Presque Isle County, Michigan * Presque Isle Township, Michigan * Presque Isle …   Wikipedia

  • Presque Isle — (französisch: Halbinsel) bezeichnet: Fort Presque Isle, ein Fort in Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Presque Isle Bay, eine Bucht in Pennsylvania, USA Presque Isle (Maine), eine Stadt in Maine, USA Presque Isle (Wisconsin), eine Stadt in Wisconsin, USA… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Presque-isle — (from the French presqu île , meaning almost an island ) is a geographical term denoting a piece of land which is closer to being an island than most peninsulas because of its being joined to the mainland by an extremely narrow neck of land. List …   Wikipedia

  • Presque Isle — Presque Isle, ME U.S. city in Maine Population (2000): 9511 Housing Units (2000): 4405 Land area (2000): 75.746331 sq. miles (196.182088 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1.803098 sq. miles (4.670002 sq. km) Total area (2000): 77.549429 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Presque Isle — (spr. Presk Il), eine noch unorganisirte Grafschaft des Staates Michigan (Nordamerika) am Huron See; ungefähr 30 QM …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Presque Isle — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Presque Isle est le nom de plusieurs lieux aux États Unis. Étymologiquement, ce nom provient du français « presqu île ». Subdivisions… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Presque Isle — /presk uyl / a city in NE Maine. 11,172. * * * ▪ Maine, United States       city, Aroostook county, northeastern Maine, U.S., on the Aroostook River and its affluent the Presque Isle Stream, near the New Brunswick (Canada) border, 163 miles (262… …   Universalium

  • Presque Isle — Original name in latin Presque Isle Name in other language PQI, Presk Ajl, Preskju Ajsl, prsk ayl, myn, pu lei si ke ai er, puresukuairu, Преск Айл, Прескю Айсл State code US Continent/City America/New York longitude 46.68115 latitude 68.01586… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Presque Isle — Sp Prèsk Áilas Ap Presque Isle L JAV: p lis Erio ež. (Pensilvanijos v ja), mst. (Meino v ja), apyg. (Mičigano v ja) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Presque Isle — /presk uyl / a city in NE Maine. 11,172 …   Useful english dictionary

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