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Cape Cod Bay

Cape Cod Bay

Cape Cod is a hook-shaped peninsula in the southern United States, Massachusetts Barnstable County. A sandy peninsula caused by the glacier. Extend into the Atlantic Ocean, 105 kilometers (65 miles) wide and 1.6 to 32 kilometers (20 miles) north and west of Cape Cod Bay bounded by West Buzzards Bay, south to the Vineyard and Nantucket Strait. 28 km (17.5 miles) of the Cape Cod canal through the peninsula, the base of the peninsula with the mainland shipping shorten the distance between New York City and Boston, 120 kilometers (75 miles), forming part of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway.

1602 a British explorer Bartholomew Gosnold arrived, the ships with a number of codfish, it is taken to Peninsula Mingke De Kok. 1620 Protestant first landed in the top of the Cape Cod Provincetown to Plymouth.

Promontory extending into the Gulf Stream, the climate and the mainland than more moderate; warmer in winter and cooler in summer. Summer, coastal towns and villages such as Barnstable, Bourne, Chatham, Dennis, Eastham, Falmouth, Harwich, Hyannis, Provincetown, Sandwich, Truro, Wellfleet, and Woods Hole have all become densely populated summer resort busy fishing port.

Cape Cod beaches are shallow and sandy coastline endless variations. Famous American Top 10 quality beaches, Cape Cod National Seashore. Not only attract tourists, but also to protect the nature.

The island there are large tracts of trees and birds protected areas, so this piece of natural land pollution and interference by outsiders.

Plus centuries, the island's towering lighthouse, dunes and layers of thin forest Cape Cod shiny piece of visitors resort, still beautiful and tranquil environment, the sand rain, the beach, and unparalleled views.

Driving on Cape Cod is a very pleasant thing. Peninsula, a large part of sand, so often see large tracts of sand toward the sea at this latitude is probably unique. Saudi dotted with clumps humilis and high tide retention left seawater, the Baicao sand, clear water, rare landscape. Become narrow, less than two kilometers wide in some places peninsula east is the vast expanse of the Atlantic Ocean, the west side is the same and Olga Bay, Cape Cod Bay, as if walking in the road leading to the kingdom of heaven, on both sides of the magnificent sea of ​​clouds .

Turn on the lap Massachusetts Cape Cod along Massachusetts everywhere stretches of beach, a quiet resort - and of course, ultimately, to catch lobster and clam hut.

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