Sinus Chesapeacus

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Chesapeake Bay
Estuary
The Chesapeake Bay – Landsat photo
Name origin: Chesepiooc, Algonquian for village "at a big river"
Natio United States
Civitates Maryland, Virginia
Amnes in alium influens
 - A sinistra Chester River, Choptank River, Nanticoke River, Pocomoke River
 - A dextra Patapsco River, Patuxent River, Potomac River, Rappahannock River, York River, James River
Fons Susquehanna River
 - locus Havre de Grace, MD
 - altitudo 0 ft (0 m)
 - coordinata 39°32′35″N 76°04′32″W / 39.54306°N 76.07556°W / 39.54306; -76.07556
Os Atlantic Ocean
 - locus Virginia Beach, VA
 - altitudo 0 ft (0 m)
 - coordinata 36°59′45″N 75°57′34″W / 36.99583°N 75.95944°W / 36.99583; -75.95944
Longitudo 200 mi (322 km)
Latitudo 30 mi (48 km)
Altitudo 46 ft (14 m)
Pelvis hydrographica 64 299 sq mi (166 534 km²)
Area 4 479 sq mi (11 601 km²)
Effluens
 - medium 78 300 cu ft/s (2 217 m3/s) [1]
 - maximum 389 000 cu ft/s (11 015 m3/s)
 - minimum 9 800 cu ft/s (278 m3/s)
Chesapeake Bay Watershed
"Holland House": haec domus relicta in Sinum Chesapeacum anno 2010 decidit.
Interior Baltimorae Portus nocte visus.

Sinus Chesapeacus[2] est maximum aestuarium in Civitatibus Foederatis,[3] apud Oceanum Atlanticum situs, a Terra Mariae et Virginia circumscriptus.

Vide etiam[recensere | fontem recensere]

Notae[recensere | fontem recensere]

  1. "Estimated Streamflow Entering Chesapeake Bay". ME-DE-DC Water Science Center. U.S. Geological Survey. 2011-05-05 
  2. Iohannes Iacobus Hofmannus, Lexicon universale (1698) textus, Sectio Nomenclator p.21
  3. Leslie Kaufman (28 Dec 2010). "More Blue Crabs, but Chesapeake Bay Is Still at Risk, Report Says". The New York Times 

Bibliographia[recensere | fontem recensere]

  • Cleaves, E. T., et al. 2006. Quaternary geologic map of the Chesapeake Bay 4º x 6º quadrangle, United States. Miscellaneous Investigations Series; Map I-1420 (NJ-18). Reston Virginiae: U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey.
  • Phillips, S. W., ed. 2007. Synthesis of U.S. Geological Survey science for the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem and implications for environmental management. U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1316. Reston, Virginiae: U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey.
  • Thomas, William G., III. 2004. "The Chesapeake Bay." Southern Spaces, 16 April, http://southernspaces.org/2004/chesapeake-bay.
  • William W. Warner. 1976. Beautiful Swimmers. De histora, oecologia, et anthropologia Sinus Chesapeaci.