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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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Duxbury Bay

Water bodies; Bays

Duxbury Bay is a bay on the coast of Massachusetts in the United States.

Narragansett Bay

Water bodies; Bays

Narragansett Bay is a bay and estuary on the north side of Rhode Island Sound. The Bay forms New England's largest estuary, which functions as an expansive natural harbor, and includes a small ...

Plymouth Bay

Water bodies; Bays

Plymouth Bay is the name of a small, well-protected bay of the Atlantic Ocean on the western shore of larger Cape Cod Bay along the coastline of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Plymouth Bay ...

Popponesset Bay System

Water bodies; Bays

Popponesset Bay System is a group of bays located at the towns of Mashpee (north & west) and Barnstable (east), on Cape Cod, Massachusetts with a southern shore bounded by water from Nantucket Sound.

Quincy Bay

Water bodies; Bays

Quincy Bay is the largest of the three small bays of southern Boston Harbor, part of Massachusetts Bay and forming much of the shoreline of the city of Quincy, Massachusetts. Locally in the Wollaston ...

Waquoit Bay

Water bodies; Bays

Waquoit Bay is a small landlocked tidal bay on the south shore of Cape Cod in the US state of Massachusetts. The bay is connected with Nantucket Sound and separates the towns of Mashpee and Falmouth.

Big Bay de Noc

Water bodies; Bays

Big Bay de Noc is a bay in the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan. The bay, which opens into Lake Michigan's Green Bay, is enclosed by Delta County. The small Delta County settlements of ...

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