Home > Industry/Domain > Water bodies > Bays


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

Contributors in Bays


Peconic Bay

Water bodies; Bays

The Peconic Bay is the parent name for two bays between the North Fork and South Fork of Long Island in the U.S. state of New York. It is separated from Gardiners Bay by Shelter Island.

South Oyster Bay

Water bodies; Bays

South Oyster Bay is a natural harbor along the western portion of the south shore of Long Island in New York in the United States. The harbor is formed by Jones Beach Island, a barrier island on the ...

Upper Bay

Water bodies; Bays

Upper New York Bay, or Upper Bay, is the traditional heart of the Port of New York and New Jersey, and often called New York Harbor. It is enclosed by the New York City boroughs of Manhattan, ...

Raleigh Bay

Water bodies; Bays

Raleigh Bay is an indentation of the North Carolina coast, between Cape Lookout in the south and Cape Hatteras in the north. The coastline of the bay is approximately 75 miles (121 km) long, and ...

Coos Bay

Water bodies; Bays

Coos Bay is an S-shaped inlet where the Coos River enters the Pacific Ocean, approximately 10 miles (16 km) long and two miles (three km) wide, on the Pacific Ocean coast of southwestern Oregon in ...

Nehalem Bay

Water bodies; Bays

The Nehalem Bay is a bay formed by the confluence of the Nehalem River into the Pacific Ocean in northern Oregon.

Nestucca Bay

Water bodies; Bays

Nestucca Bay is a small S-shaped inlet of the Pacific Ocean located in northwest Oregon in the United States. It is located near the town of Pacific City in southwestern Tillamook County, ...

Featured blossaries

20 types of friends every woman has

Category: Entertainment   5 22 Terms


Category: Health   1 5 Terms