Penobscot River


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Penobscot River

A river rising in several lakes and tributaries in western and central Maine and flowing about 560 km (350 mi) to Penobscot Bay, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean.
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Noun1.Penobscot River - a river in central Maine flowing into Penobscot BayPenobscot River - a river in central Maine flowing into Penobscot Bay
Maine, ME, Pine Tree State - a state in New England
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Several boat access campsites (part of the Penobscot River Corridor) are on the island.
Preserves more than 87,500 acres along the Penobscot River.
The book begins and ends with an old Maine tradition, the annual gift of the first salmon caught in the Penobscot River to the President of the United States.
The President's Salmon: Restoring the King of Fish and Its Home Waters charts the rise and fall of the Atlantic salmon, from its legendary reputation among anglers in 1912 to the tradition that the first salmon caught in the Penobscot River each spring was presented to the president of the Untied States.
The curves in the design telling the story of the Penobscot people's deep spiritual connection to the Penobscot River.
By then, CLF had already chalked up some of the victories for which it is still known today - the clean up of Boston Harbor, blocking oil drilling on Georges Bank, defeating the Big A-Dam on Maine's Penobscot River, and ending destructive off-road vehicle use on Cape Cod National Seashore.
PORTLAND, Maine -- State officials were briefed about high levels of mercury contamination in lobsters caught around the mouth of the Penobscot River more than three years before the Department of Marine Resources shut the area down for fishing this week, according to a group of scientists involved in studying the contamination.
Two dams on Maine's Penobscot River are slated for demolition, and another pair of dams has come down on the Chattahoochee River in Georgia.
At one time, the Penobscot River supported large populations of spawning shortnose and Atlantic sturgeon.
turbine into the Penobscot River for a two-day journey to anchorage off the Castine, Me.
2 ( ANI ): VolturnUS - the first floating turbine intended to make electricity from the ocean's winds - has been launched on the Penobscot River
Both Robert Dalliston's A Neighbourly War and Joshua Smith's Battle for the Bay seek to address that deficiency and, if Passamaquoddy Bay and the Penobscot River are not in your 1812 lexicon, these will fill the gap.