Oystering on the Chesapeake

Oystering on the Chesapeake (HM15RV)

Location: St Michaels, MD 21663 Talbot County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 47.238', W 76° 13.236'

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The Chesapeake Bay is the greatest oyster factory on earth. Along its length, fresh water from the mid Atlantic states combines with salt water from the sea in just the right proportions (and at just the right depths and temperatures) to create the perfect environment for oysters.

The work of harvesting, shucking, packing, shipping, and eating these oysters has shaped this entire region—-its communities, its economy, and its environment.

HM NumberHM15RV
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Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 2:24pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 393988 N 4293880
Decimal Degrees38.78730000, -76.22060000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 47.238', W 76° 13.236'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 47' 14.28" N, 76° 13' 14.16" W
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Area Code(s)410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1223 Burns St, St Michaels MD 21663, US
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