Albemarle Sound

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Al·be·marle Sound

A large body of shallow, generally fresh water in northeast North Carolina. It is separated from the Atlantic Ocean by the Outer Banks.

Albemarle Sound

(Placename) an inlet of the Atlantic in NE North Carolina. Length: about 96 km (60 miles)

Al′be•marle Sound′

(ˈæl bəˌmɑrl)
an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, in NE North Carolina. 60 mi. (97 km) long.
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On the northern tip of Roanoke Il Island, on Albemarle Sound, is the location of the first ever English colony in the New World.
east coast, from Edisto Beach in South Carolina to Duck North Carolina, including Pamlico Sound and Albemarle Sound. The governors of North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia have issued mandatory evacuation orders for many coastal counties in their states.
He argues that most Lost Colony theories have been based on four fallacies: that master pilot Simon Fernandez was responsible for the failure of the colony through incompetence or villainy; that John Smith's references to the omen cloathedo at Ocanahonan and Pakrakanick were Lost Colonists; that Wahunsunacock, know to the English as Chief Powhatan, slaughtered the colony; and that William Strachey's reference to the oslaughter at Roanokeo does not only refer to Roanoke Island, but anywhere in the area separating Albemarle Sound and Jamestown.
The area surrounding the hangar originated as a shipping center due to its location along the Dismal Swamp Canal and its proximity to the Pasquotank River and the Albemarle Sound, serving first as a mercantile city before developing into an industrial one.
A study was conducted in Albemarle Sound, a coastal area in North Carolina popular with bass tournaments, to examine the effects of tournament displacement on largemouth bass movement and the rate of return to catch locations * Researchers simulated a tournament, collecting 40 bass (14 to 21.5 inches) via electrofishing from four tributaries of Albemarle Sound in May.
The AR stock was found to increase its movement outside the Albemarle Sound estuary (from <4% to 15-31%) as it recovered from 1991 to 2008.
Billy Stinson's family home on Albemarle Sound at Nags Head, North Carolina, was 108 years old and listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
To the Albemarle Sound council, Jean Bunch of Chowan Hospital and Darlene Carter of the town of Edenton; to the Central Coast council, Amy Burdulis of Carolina East Medical Center; to the Eastern Triangle council, Thi Morrill of the town of Lillington; to the Roanoke River council, Ginny Orvedahl of the town of Halifax, Martin Todd of Bertie-Martin Regional Jail, and David Marshall of the City of Roanoke Rapids Fire Department; and to the Tar River council, Gordon Deno of Wilson County and Grant Goings of the city of Wilson.
A recent directional bore into the Albemarle Sound was part of the Currituck County Mainland Water Treatment Plant Reverse Osmosis Expansion project.
Charles also leaves his aunts and uncles, Ann and George Earle of Albemarle Sound, NC, Rachel and Tom D'Alonzo of Raleigh, NC, Wynn and Maria Lindley of Glen Mills, PA, Allen and Karen Lindley of Chadds Ford, PA, Judith Miller of New Hope, PA, Andrew and Olivia Miller of Castle Rock, CO, Sarah and Amin Harbeh of Worcester, MA, Faith and Alex Kolb of Franklin, MA, Robert and Holly Haines of Rutland, MA, Steven and Pamela Haines of Hubbardston, MA, and an extended family, including many cousins.
The Virginia Department of Transportation (herein referred to as VDOT ) anticipates the need to purchase nonpoint source nutrient credits that have been certified pursuant to VA Code 62.1-44.19:20, as amended by the Senate Bill 443 (herein nutrient credits) within the specified Southern Rivers watersheds including the New River, Roanoke, Chowan and Albemarle Sound (each a Watershed and collectively referred to as the Southern Rivers Watersheds ) to address compliance with the water quality technical criteria, address a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) requirements and/or replace existing onsite control that are not functioning as anticipated.