Elizabeth Islands


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Elizabeth Islands,

chain of small islands off Cape Cod that form the southern boundary of Buzzards Bay; SE Mass. Naushon is the largest island. Cuttyhunk Island was settled in 1641 and has a U.S. Coast Guard station. Most of the islands are privately owned.
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2003: Catastrophic die-off of Peary caribou on the western Queen Elizabeth Islands, Canadian High Arctic.--Arctic 56(4): 381-390.
Dukes County, consisting of Martha's Vineyard and the tiny Elizabeth Islands, most of which are owned by the Forbes family, has seen one of the sharpest housing price rebounds in Massachusetts.
The Queen Elizabeth Islands are a virtual desert with total annual snowfall of less than 13 cm.
The station operated successfully until the ice island drifted into the channels of the Queen Elizabeth Islands in 1990-91 and eventually broke up.
Thursday -- On The Water Television: Kayaking the Elizabeth Islands in October.
The Queen Elizabeth Islands are off the north coast of which country?
Yves responded by proposing a full-scale, air-supported geological reconnaissance concentrated on the Queen Elizabeth Islands in the spring and summer of 1955.
Impressive schools of menhaden around the Elizabeth Islands should attract some good blues and bass.
Similarly, glaciers in the Queen Elizabeth Islands lost on average ~2.7% of their area between ~1960 and ~2000.
Consider that Dan Hiemer just landed a 19.69-pound bluefish in the Martha's Vineyard tournament, and albies have been thick on the south side of the Elizabeth Islands. Bonito have been hitting hard off Edgartown, too.
Krause said babesiosis was first reported more than a decade ago on the southern New England coast and the Elizabeth Islands.
Jacobsen-McGill Arctic Research Expedition to Axel Heiberg Island, Queen Elizabeth Islands, Preliminary Report of 1959-60.

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