Chesapeake Bay


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Chesapeake Bay

An inlet of the Atlantic Ocean separating the Delmarva Peninsula from mainland Maryland and Virginia. Explored and charted by John Smith in 1608, it is an important link in the Intracoastal Waterway.

Chesapeake Bay

(ˈtʃɛsəˌpiːk)
n
(Placename) the largest inlet of the Atlantic in the coast of the US: bordered by Maryland and Virginia

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n.
an inlet of the Atlantic, in Maryland and Virginia. 200 mi. (320 km) long; 4–40 mi. (6–64 km) wide.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Chesapeake Bay - a large inlet of the North Atlantic between Virginia and MarylandChesapeake Bay - a large inlet of the North Atlantic between Virginia and Maryland; fed by Susquehanna River
Free State, Maryland, Old Line State, MD - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Virginia - a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean - the 2nd largest ocean; separates North and South America on the west from Europe and Africa on the east
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The winter was extremely severe, and the ship, with many others, was detained by the ice in and about Chesapeake Bay for nearly three months.
It had been my intention to proceed by James River and Chesapeake Bay to Baltimore; but one of the steamboats being absent from her station through some accident, and the means of conveyance being consequently rendered uncertain, we returned to Washington by the way we had come (there were two constables on board the steamboat, in pursuit of runaway slaves), and halting there again for one night, went on to Baltimore next afternoon.
His leadership role engages other farmers in helping to protect local streams and the Chesapeake Bay.
The employees are members of the refinery's oyster gardening team, a partnership with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and one of the latest sustainability initiatives at the plant.
Chesapeake Bay Impact Structure: Development of "Brim" Sedimentation in a Multilayered Marine Target
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This species has not been documented previously in the freshwater portion of any river of the Chesapeake Bay, except in the Potomac River.
Sailors from Navy Expeditionary Medical Support Command (NEMSCOM) and Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group (NAVELSG) participated in the 28th Annual Clean the Bay Day in support of the partnership between the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the United States Navy.
Rockville, MD, April 22, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Chesapeake Bay Candle, the home fragrance brand synonymous with stylish design and unique, nature-inspired fragrances from Maryland's idyllic shoreline, announces the launch of the Chesapeake Bay Mind & Body sub-brand.
When the population continued to decline, NMFS was prompted to list four distinct population segments (New York Blight, Chesapeake Bay, Carolina, and South Atlantic) as endangered, and one (Gulf of Maine) as threatened under the Endangered Species Act in February 2012.
Chesapeake Country is an astoundingly beautiful book of photography of the Chesapeake Bay, America's largest estuary, reaching 185 miles from the Susquehanna River to the Virginia capes, and covering over 8,000 miles of shoreline.

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