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A body of water partially enclosed by land, larger than a cove and smaller than a gulf. Allows access to the sea.

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Herring Bay

Water bodies; Bays

Herring Bay is a bay in Anne Arundel County in the U.S. state of Maryland. It lies in the mid-Chesapeake Bay along the western shore.

Isle of Wight Bay

Water bodies; Bays

Isle of Wight Bay is a lagoon that separates part of mainland Worcester County, Maryland from the southern part of Ocean City, also in Worcester County. The major tributary of Isle of Wight Bay is ...

Mallows Bay

Water bodies; Bays

Mallows Bay is a small bay on the Maryland side of the Potomac River in Charles County, Maryland.

Sinepuxent Bay

Water bodies; Bays

Sinepuxent Bay is an inland waterway which connects Chincoteague Bay to Isle of Wight Bay, and is connected to the Atlantic Ocean via the Ocean City Inlet. It separates Sinepuxent Neck, in Worcester ...

Assonet Bay

Water bodies; Bays

Assonet Bay is a small inland bay in Assonet, a village within the town of Freetown, Massachusetts. The Assonet River connects the waters of the bay with the Taunton River.

Buzzards Bay

Water bodies; Bays

Buzzards Bay is a bay of the Atlantic Ocean adjacent to the U.S. state of Massachusetts. It is a popular destination for fishing, boating, and tourism. Since 1914, Buzzards Bay has been connected to ...

Cape Cod Bay

Water bodies; Bays

Cape Cod Bay is a large bay of the Atlantic Ocean adjacent to the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Measuring 604 square miles (1,560 km2) below a line drawn from Brant Rock in Marshfield to Race Point in ...

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