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Delaware Bay:

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, river, c.280 mi (450 km) long, rising in the Catskill Mts., SE N.Y., in east and west branches, which meet at Hancock. It flows SE along the New York–Pennsylvania border to Port Jervis, N.Y.
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, river.
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The Delaware Bay spawning ground was proposed as a crab preserve or "no take zone" in October.
Restoring a coastal plain forest along Delaware Bay on land owned by The Nature Conservancy.
By 1630 five such patroonships had been established, but only three were ever colonized: Pavonia, which included what is now Staten Island, N.Y.; Swaanendael on Delaware Bay; and Rensselaerswyck on the upper Hudson R.
Edward (6 guns) off the Virginia Capes (April 7); blockaded by the British in Delaware Bay, he fought ashore at the battles of Trenton (December 26) and Princeton (January 3, 1777); forced to scuttle his ship, U.S.S.
Some of the common spots are Delaware Bay and Chesapeake Bay, stated ( Delmarva Now.
She served on the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Nonnative Oysters in Chesapeake Bay, the Delaware Bay Oyster Fishery annual stock assessment, and as a trustee for the New Jersey Nature Conservancy, among many other examples.
Two points of land about 15 miles apart--Cape May, New Jersey, and Cape Henlopen, Delaware--formed the ocean gateway to and from Delaware Bay and the river.
The city of Rio Grande named him their "Natural Ambassador" and is planning a monument in his honor; a statue of Moonbird exists on Delaware Bay (an important "refueling" stop for red knots) as well.
In 1609, English sea explorer Henry Hudson and his ship, the Half Moon, reached present-day Delaware Bay.
An estimate of the length distribution by age of striped bass was based on data from Mansueti (1941) and Able and Fahay (1998) and back-calculated length at age was based on otoliths of striped bass collected in Delaware Bay by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (Baum (1)).
The project calls for the deepening of the river's 102-mile shipping channel from Philadelphia to the mouth of Delaware Bay.

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