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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From early times, French Catholic missions had been established in the four largest Native villages in the region--Norridgewock, an Abenaki village located on the Kennebec River in Maine; Penobscot, situated further north on the Penobscot River, Maine; Meductic, an important Maliseet settlement near the confluence of the Eel River and Saint John River, New Brunswick; and Saint Anne's Mission at Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia.
When traveling up Maine's Penobscot River in a birchbark canoe, Thoreau observed firsthand the profusion of sawmills and lumber camps that comprised part of the "great machine" of modern industry steadily permeating the region's uninhabited wilderness.
Abstract--The Penobscot River is home to the last remaining major run of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in the United States and the subject of a century-long stocking effort.
The making of batteaux is quite a business here for the supply of the Penobscot River. We examined some on the stocks.
portion of the project was the Penobscot River. Michels moved onsite to tackle this crossing on April 10.
Located on the Penobscot River in northeast Maine, Old Town, founded in 1898, offers the world's largest selection of quality canoes, kayaks, and accessories.
Contact!" encounter, he travels with the others of his party down the Penobscot River. He writes of the sensation of being very small in a big river with big rapids (p.76) and then says of having spent days on that kind of water:
Follow the West Branch of the Penobscot River through prime moose-viewing habitat down Chesuncook Lake with breathtaking views of Mt.
A just-completed project involving the West Branch of the Penobscot River, which provides wintering habitat for deer and is home to rare blueback trout and bald eagles, will rely on almost $20 million of Legacy funding alone.
However, a committee of the National Research Council in Washington, D.C., recommended in January that removal of several dams in the Penobscot River, the last major spawning ground for salmon in Maine, should take priority over other Atlantic salmon-recovery activities.
Joseph Peavey was born in 1799, and became a blacksmith in Upper Stillwater, in the heart of the booming logging industry along the Penobscot River north of Bangor.