Delmarva Peninsula

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Del·mar·va Peninsula

A peninsula of the eastern United States separating Chesapeake Bay from Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. It includes most of Delaware and parts of eastern Maryland and Virginia.
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Delmarva Peninsula

(Placename) a peninsula of the northeast US, between Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic
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Del•mar′va Penin′sula

(dɛlˈmɑr və)
a peninsula between Chesapeake and Delaware bays including most of Delaware and parts of Maryland and Virginia E of Chesapeake Bay. Compare Eastern shore.
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Heavy rain will also lead to flooding in this area." "Some impacts from wind, coastal flooding and rainfall flooding could spread as far north as the Virginia Tidewater and the southern Delmarva Peninsula late Thursday," it indicated.
The southern tip of the Delmarva peninsula is bordered by the Atlantic on the east and separated from the rest of Virginia by Chesapeake Bay to the west.
The water table has risen to ground level and degraded septic systems in the Miami region, and farmlands in the Delmarva Peninsula in Delaware and Maryland have been damaged by salt water encroaching into planted areas.
The search for both people leads Daphne to the Delmarva Peninsula and a woman so desperate to cover her crimes that she will kill anyone in her way, including Charlie and quite possibly the girl's mirror image, Daphne Dunn.
Class A Hot AC WAFL-FM "Eagle 97.7" in Milford, Del.; Class A Adult Hits WAVD-FM 97.1 "The Wave" in Ocean Pines, Md., serving the Delmarva Peninsula; Class A Classic Rock WNCL-FM "Cool 101.3" in Milford,home to veteran radio host Paula Sangeleer in middays;Class A News/Talk WXDE-FM 105.9 in Lewes, Del;and ESPN Radio affiliate WYUS-AM 730 and FM translator W271CX at 102.1 MHz in Milford.
The construction and operation of the new natural gas pipeline and related facilities will provide approximately 11.8 million cubic feet per day of additional natural gas firm transportation service and 2.5 million cubic feet of off-peak transportation service to Chesapeake Utilities' natural gas distribution subsidiaries on the Delmarva Peninsula and one industrial customer.
"We are passionate about providing ready-mixed concrete, sand, gravel, stone, blended soils, and related construction supplies to our customers throughout Maryland, Northern Virginia and the Delmarva Peninsula. The entrepreneurial spirit and hard work ethic started by Babe Chaney continues to this day.
But how come so many states with beloved beaches -- in places like Maine, the DelMarva Peninsula, the Jersey shore, the Pacific Northwest and other coastal areas -- never make the list, while the same names keep turning up year after year?
Orbital ATK attributed Saturday's postponement to a small aircraft flying into restricted airspace at an altitude of 150 metres, nearly 10 kilometres offshore of NASA's Wallops facility on the Delmarva Peninsula.
The transition was predicated by the ever-growing poultry industry on the Delmarva Peninsula (Delmarva is an abbreviation of the three states that comprise the peninsula--Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia), and with nearly a million chickens being processed every week, there is a real need for grain to feed the hungry critters.
Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Baltimore and the Delmarva peninsula aren't expected to receive as much snow, however blizzard-like conditions could still bring a little less than a foot of snow to those areas, according to reports.