Aransas Bay

Арансас-Бэй
Залив на юге штата Техас, между материком и островом Сент-Джозеф [St. Joseph Island], часть Мексиканского залива [Mexico, Gulf of]. Длина около 40 км, ширина до 8 км. Пересекается Береговым каналом [Gulf Intracoastal Waterway]. Основные порты Рокпорт [Rockport] и Арансас-Пасс [Aransas Pass] соединены с Мексиканским заливом каналом Арансас-Пасс [Aransas Pass]. На северо-западном берегу залива - национальный заповедник Арансас [Aransas National Wildlife Refuge]. Во время Гражданской войны [Civil War] залив имел стратегическое транспортное значение для южан, обеспечивая безопасный маршрут для перевозки грузов (открытые воды Мексиканского залива находились под контролем у флота северян).

English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2013.

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  • Aransas Bay — is a bay on the Texas Gulf coast in the United States. The bay is separated from the Gulf by San José Island. Aransas Pass is the most direct navigable outlet into the Gulf of Mexico from Aransas Bay. The cities of Aransas Pass and Port Aransas… …   Wikipedia

  • Aransas Bay — geographical name inlet of Gulf of Mexico S Texas NE of Corpus Christi Bay between mainland & San Jose Island …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Aransas — is a placename referring to several geographic objects, all located near each other in coastal Southern Texas.The Aransas River, which begins in Bee County, Texas, flows into Copano Bay in Aransas County, Texas. Copano Bay in turn flows into… …   Wikipedia

  • Aransas Pass — is a navigable salt water channel connecting the Gulf of Mexico with Aransas Bay on the Texas Gulf coast in the United States. The pass separates Mustang Island to the south from San José Island to the north, and is protected by jetties extending …   Wikipedia

  • Aransas County — Verwaltung US Bundesstaat: Texas Verwaltungssitz: Rockport Adresse des Verwaltungssitzes: Aransas County Courthouse 301 N. Live Oak Rockport, Texas 78382 Gründung: 1846 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Aransas National Wildlife Refuge — is a 70,504 acre (285 km²) protected area situated on the southwest side of San Antonio Bay along the Gulf Coast of the U.S. state of Texas. The Aransas National Wildlife Refuge was established by Executive Order 7784 on December 31, 1937 by… …   Wikipedia

  • Aransas Pass — Lage in Texas Basisdaten Staat: V …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Aransas County Independent School District — is a public school district based in Rockport, Texas (USA).Aransas County ISD serves most of Aransas County, including the city of Rockport and the town of Fulton.Infobox high school | name = Rockport Fulton High School name2=Rockport Fulton High …   Wikipedia

  • Aransas River — The Aransas River is a short river in south Texas in the United States. It drains an area of the south Texas coastal plains into the Gulf of Mexico.It rises in Bee County southwest of Beeville and north of Skidmore, from the confluence of three… …   Wikipedia

  • Aransas National Wildlife Refuge — ▪ refuge, Texas, United States       coastal habitat conservation area in southern Texas, U.S., located about 50 miles (80 km) northeast of Corpus Christi. The refuge, parts of which are jointly administered by state and federal agencies, covers… …   Universalium

  • Copano Bay — Location Texas Gulf Coast Coordinates …   Wikipedia

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