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Watershed

64,000 square miles of land around the Bay “shed” their water into the Chesapeake through streams, rivers, and runoff.  Let’s take a look at how that works.

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National Geographic provides a series of maps of the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

https://www.nationalgeographic.org/maps/chesapeake-bay/

 

The EPA provides a great deal of information about the general plan for the Chesapeake Bay.

https://www.epa.gov/chesapeake-bay-tmdl

 

Here is a video from NASA about how we can learn about the watershed from satellite imagery.

https://www.epa.gov/chesapeake-bay-tmdl

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