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Tampa Bay,

inlet of the Gulf of Mexico, 25 mi (40 km) long and 7 to 12 mi (11.3–19 km) wide, W Fla., separated from the Gulf by numerous small islands; it receives the Hillsborough River. St. Petersburg is on the western neck, Old Tampa Bay, and Tampa is on Hillsborough Bay, the eastern neck. Tampa Bay has dredged shipping channels. Spanish explorers Pánfilo de Narváez (1529) and Hernando De Soto (1539) landed at Tampa Bay. It is spanned at its mouth by the Sunshine Skyway Bridge.
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The upper end of Greater Tampa Bay splits into Old Tampa Bay to the west and Hillsborough Bay on the east, with Tampa's Interbay Peninsula defining this division.
Leinart entered the season with the old Tampa Bay Buccaneers philosophy of limiting his mistakes and letting the defense control games.
WE'RE on the Gulf of Mexico so you'd expect there to be plenty of good seafood and there is - the Oystercatcher's fare is matched only by its view out into Old Tampa Bay.
Located within the exclusive gated community of The Villages of Bayport on Old Tampa Bay, The Gallery at Bayport II consists of 320 one and two bedroom residences, ranging from 779 square feet to 1,225 square feet, complemented by breathtaking waterfront views, six acres of lakes, a private island and boat tie-ups with direct canal access to beautiful to the bay.
The uniforms are going retro this year, as California will wear the old Oakland Raiders jersey, and Florida will wear the old Tampa Bay Buccaneers jersey.
NYSE: UDR), announced that it has purchased The Village at Old Tampa Bay Apartments in Oldsmar, Fla.