Intracoastal Waterway

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In·tra·coas·tal Waterway

A system of artificial and natural channels and canals along the eastern and southeast coasts of the United States. It includes the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and affords sheltered passage for commercial and pleasure craft.

Intracoastal Waterway

(Placename) short for Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway

In′tra•coast′al Wa′terway

(ˈɪn trəˈkoʊ stəl, ˌɪn-)
a system of canals and naturally sheltered bays and channels, extending 2666 mi. (4300 km) along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the U.S.: maintained to protect small craft from the open sea.
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The company's fleet moves petrochemicals, refined petroleum products, crude oil, natural gas condensate and black oil on the Mississippi River System and Gulf Intracoastal Waterway for large midstream and global integrated oil companies.
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LDD also received notice that throughout the drilling process its own environmental crews were required to observe and make continuous physical inspections to ensure that there was no inadvertent drilling fluid releases (frac-outs) in the wetlands or the Intracoastal Waterway.
The Intracoastal Waterway is ideal, he says, because it is a man-made channel.
While patrolling the Intracoastal Waterway in the City of Hollywood, Florida, Officer Tim Nicholls observed a 24-foot cabin cruiser on fire.
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WTA, which manages Water Taxis of Fort Lauderdale and Boston's Best Cruises, will expand its service to the Hollywood Beach area from its 14 current stops in Fort Lauderdale on the Intracoastal Waterway and the New River.
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The impressive and secluded master wing opens to the lanai and the Intracoastal Waterway.
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