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Narragansett Bay

A deep inlet of the Atlantic Ocean in eastern Rhode Island.

Narragansett Bay

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(Placename) an inlet of the Atlantic in SE Rhode Island: contains several islands, including Rhode Island, Prudence Island, and Conanicut Island

Nar′ragan′sett Bay′


n.
an inlet of the Atlantic in E Rhode Island. 28 mi. (45 km) long.
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The new research initiative, which is called the Consortium for Coastal Ecology Assessment, Innovation, and Modeling (C-AIM), will develop new scientific techniques and technologies for monitoring the health of Narraganset Bay - the largest estuary in New England and the source of valuable fishing and tourism jobs for Rhode Islanders.
For the three final races, the committee sent the fleet to Narraganset Bay rather than Rhode Island Sound, citing concerns over a leftover sea state from 30-knot winds on day three of the four-day regatta.
She was a volunteer officer for the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary for 25 years, involved in safety patrols on Narraganset Bay, and performed administrative duties.