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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.
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Intracoastal Waterway

(Placename) short for Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway
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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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Kirby is a large domestic tank barge operator transporting bulk liquid products in the Mississippi River System, on the Gulf Intra-coastal Waterway, along all three US coasts and in Alaska and Hawaii.
While most deepwater bridges over the Intra-coastal Waterway between Daytona Beach and Melbourne are potential gathering grounds for bigger individuals through the winter and spring months, two of the best are the high-rise spans crossing the Indian and Banana rivers on Pineda Causeway (State Road 404) north of Melbourne in Brevard County.
They work in the Cape Fear River, in the marshes, and in the Intra-coastal Waterway. However, the crown jewel of the program's training is the offshore experience students get on the Atlantic Ocean.
It is believed the world's top golfer met the full asking price of [euro]6.7million for the newly-built six-bedroom home overlooking the intra-coastal waterway in Palm Beach Gardens.
Greater Fort Lauderdale has 23 miles of Blue Wave certified beaches and more than 300 miles of inland waterways that run from the Intra-coastal Waterway to the Everglades.
Gulf beach access as well as boating docks along the Intra-coastal Waterway that double as boardwalks for exploring the mangroves.
The race will take place on a demanding Atlantic Ocean course, although the city is bounded to the other side by an intra-coastal waterway. Often referred to as Little Moscow, because of its many Russian residents, Sunny Isles Beach is also a popular tourist resort area and a large crowd is expected to watch the race action on Sunday.
The subject, now driving the truck, attempted to flee but was blocked, so he turned to drive toward the intra-coastal waterway. The victim jumped from the truck, and the subject drove directly into the waterway.
Seven stories are planned to front the intra-coastal waterway.

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