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R.I.: see Rhode IslandRhode Island,
island, 15 mi (24 km) long and 5 mi (8 km) wide, S R.I., at the entrance to Narragansett Bay. It is the largest island in the state, with steep cliffs and excellent beaches.
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Cutters Wrangell and Aquidneck spent three days patrolling in company, assisted by air assets from the Royal New Zealand Air Force, French Navy and the Royal Navy.
James Conroy's The Coyote Hunter of Aquidneck Island is a charming tale, set within a small, idyllic New England enclave.
In Pennsylvanian rocks on Conanicut Island, the first deformation produced [F.sub.1a], and [F.sub.1b] folds and associated [S.sub.1a] and [S.sub.1b] axial planar foliations, whereas on Aquidneck Island only one generation ([F.sub.1] and [S.sub.1]) was produced.
Throughout the month of June Newport Gulls players and People's employees went into the schools on Aquidneck Island to read to the children and encourage the importance of reading.
Naval Station Newport (NAVSTA Newport), located in Newport, R.I., on Aquidneck Island, is one of the Navy's greatest duty stations and very well could be one of the Navy's best-kept secrets.
The state is building the bridge because the adjacent arch bridge that connects Aquidneck Island with Tiverton and southeastern Massachusetts is rusted and is barred to vehicles with more than two axles.
In Rhode Island, a tremendous harvest of scallops was described from "The Cove" at the north end of Aquidneck Island both in 1956 and again ~ 1959; intense dredging apparently destroyed the eelgrass beds in this water body and scallops were no longer found after that time (Cavanaugh (3)).
USCGC Aquidneck's (WPB 1309) daylight-only port visit to Umm Qasr Dec.
(Contains 14 tables, 11 charts, 52 footnotes and 16 table notes.) [Additional funds provided by: Rhode Island Committee for the Humanities, The Rhode Island Indian Council, and Aquidneck Indian Council.]
In her lifetime she worked at Titeflex Corp., Springfield, MA; Aquidneck Data Corp., Middletown, RI; Stanley Home Products, Worcester, MA; La Salette Missions, Southbridge, MA; Atty.