Albemarle Sound


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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Albemarle Sound,

large inland body of generally fresh water, c.55 mi (90 km) long, from 3 to 14 mi (4.8–22 km) wide, NE N.C. Shallow and tideless, the sound is separated from the Atlantic Ocean by a long, narrow barrier island. The Chowan and Roanoke rivers are the largest of many streams flowing into the sound. Albemarle Sound forms a vital link in the Intracoastal Waterway; canals connect it with Chesapeake Bay. Fort Raleigh National Historic Site on Roanoke Island and Wright Brothers National Memorial at Kitty Hawk are at the western end of the sound (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Albemarle Sound

an inlet of the Atlantic in NE North Carolina. Length: about 96 km (60 miles)
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In contrast, the Albemarle Sound-Roanoke River (AR) stock of Striped Bass, hereafter referred to as the "AR stock," has historically been viewed as a nonmigratory stock, and most fish are believed to remain in their natal estuarine system, the Albemarle Sound estuary, throughout their lives (Merriman, 1941; Hassler et al.
For this study, we first addressed the following question: Have Striped Bass of the AR stock increased their movement outside of the Albemarle Sound estuary since population rebuilding in the 1990s?
For this analysis, recapture locations of tagged fish were assigned to 1 of 4 broad geographic areas: 1) the Albemarle Sound estuary, 2) the Pamlico Sound estuary, 3) ocean waters of North Carolina, or 4) northern coastal waters from Virginia to Massachusetts (Fig.
The county was forced to discharge the concentrate water at the mouth of the North River and Albemarle Sound, 21 miles away from the plant site, and approximately 1,800 feet offshore where flow was high enough to result in complete mixing.
We punched out on the bottom of the Albemarle Sound just feet away from an anchored crane barge.
The male-to-female ratio was similar between the Albemarle Sound (0.
We describe the age, size, sex ratio, fecundity, age to maturity, growth, and mortality of adult Hickory Shad in the spring prespawning population in Albemarle Sound and during the spawning run near the spawning region in the Roanoke River near Weldon, North Carolina.
One area is located east of the Albemarle Sound in the northern part of the state.
Work hard, save your money, and pray," northern evangelical missionaries admonished freedmen on Roanoke Island, North Carolina--located in Albemarle Sound between the mainland and the Outer Banks--during the early years of the Civil War (204).
According to the National Weather Service, a hurricane warning has been issued from Bogue Inlet, North Caroline, northeastward to the North Carolina/Virginia border, including the Pamlico and Albemarle sounds.
It covered the North Carolina coastline up from Surf City to the state s border with Virginia, including the Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds.
A hurricane warning was posted from Cape Lookout along North Carolina's coast, to the state's border with Virginia, including Pamlico and Albemarle sounds lying between the mainland and Outer Banks.