Albemarle Sound


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National Parks
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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.
..... Click the link for more information.
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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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With several holes that parallel the majestic Albemarle Sound and scenic Salmon Creek, the course looks as beautiful as it plays.
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.
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.
ABOUT SCOTCH HALL PRESERVE: Located on North Carolina's beautiful Albemarle Sound, Scotch Hall Preserve (www.
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.
Scotch Hall Preserve is a 900-acre golf and boating community on the Albemarle Sound between historic Edenton and Windsor in northeastern North Carolina.
The first phase of the marina - located at the mouth of Salmon Creek near the Albemarle Sound - features 16 private slips, a boat ramp and picnic area reserved for property owners and members of Scotch Hall Preserve.
March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It was announced today that 1,502+/- Acres with over 2 miles of frontage on the Perquimans River, which empties into the Albemarle Sound, will be sold at auction.
In North Carolina, working in partnership with the Nature Conservancy to establish oyster beds in Albemarle Sound at Nags Head.
May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenville, SC-based IMI Living, which is directing the development, sales and marketing for the Scotch Hall Preserve community on the Albemarle Sound between Windsor and Edenton in Northeastern North Carolina, has released the following statement concerning news articles on the new evidence in the 400-year old Lost Colony mystery:
05+/- miles of water frontage on the Perquimans River - by which the Albemarle Sound is merely a short boat ride away - as well as 1.
Built high over sand and ocean, its features include aquarium tank exhibits; coastal study arrays; an on-site wastewater treatment facility; geothermal wells; and panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and Albemarle Sound.