Long Island Sound

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Long` Is′land Sound′

an arm of the Atlantic between Connecticut and Long Island. 90 mi. (145 km) long.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Long Island Sound - a sound between Long Island and ConnecticutLong Island Sound - a sound between Long Island and Connecticut
Connecticut, Constitution State, CT, Nutmeg State - a New England state; one of the original 13 colonies
Long Island - an island in southeastern New York; Brooklyn and Queens are on its western end
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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Protecting Long Island Sound is a priority for EPA," said Deb Szaro, Acting Regional Administrator, U.
Having begun his career with three wins on the bounce, the first two of which were at Dundalk, Long Island Sound stepped up in class to contest the Group 3 Tercentenary Stakes, finishing a respectable third to subsequent Eclipse winner Hawkbill.
The event takes place Saturday, July 30 from 9:30-4:30 at Mercy By the Sea, a 33 acre retreat center on Long Island Sound.
The patrols can be ordered at the discretion of Coast Guard officials across the United States, but no sectors are busier than those for New York and Long Island Sound, which often dispatch crews for private events.
Similarities between layers of sediment in Long Island Sound and layers on the continental shelf more than 100 kilometers offshore are a sign that the event that deposited the layers was large-scale, Abbott notes.
However, there is little information available regarding the abundance of warm-water fishes in estuaries farther north in the estuarine waters of Narragansett Bay (Narragansett Bay and several large salt ponds along the Atlantic coast of Rhode Island are hereafter referred to simply as Narragansett Bay) and Long Island Sound.
Foes claim the terminal could imperil the ecosystem; Paterson said it "would scar Long Island Sound.
Which type of consumer is most common in the Long Island Sound food web?
Absorbency slows the rate of storm water run-off from the roof, resulting in less water in the sewer, and less overflow of untreated water into Long Island Sound and the East River.
marinus cells is consistent with the distribution patterns of the parasite in the field in Long Island Sound and Chesapeake Bay.
Another would signal across Long Island Sound from a clothesline on the Connecticut shore.
This cover of All Hands shows the Navy's second Polaris-firing Fleet Ballistic submarine, USS Patrick Henry SSB(N) 599 plowing through Long Island Sound as she returns from an Atlantic cruise.

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