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In the News (Tue 20 Aug 19)

  
  CapeCodOnline.com - Frontpage
The Cape Cod Times is the award-winning daily newspaper of the Cape and Islands.
PrimeTime Cape Cod celebrates the active and involved lives of Cape Codders over 50.
The remnants of Hurricane Noel lashed the Cape region this past weekend.
www.capecodonline.com   (997 words)

  
  Glacial Cape Cod, Geologic History of Cape Cod by Robert N. Oldale
The geologic history of Cape Cod mostly involves the advance and retreat of the last continental ice sheet (named the Laurentide after the Laurentian region of Canada where it first formed) and the rise in sea level that followed the retreat of the ice sheet.
Thus, the western side of Cape Cod was formed by the Buzzards Bay lobe, the middle part by the Cape Cod Bay lobe, and the lower or outer Cape by the South Channel lobe, which occupied a deep basin to the east of the Cape.
During the maximum ice advance the landscape, where Cape Cod was soon to be, was glacial ice to the horizon (Fig.
pubs.usgs.gov /gip/capecod/glacial.html   (2790 words)

  
  Cape Cod - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cape Cod consists of four portions: The Upper Cape is the section of Cape Cod closest to the mainland.
Cape Cod is connected to the mainland by a pair of canal-spanning highway bridges from Bourne and Sagamore that were constructed in the 1930s, and a vertical-lift railroad bridge.
Cape Cod was a landmark for early explorers, possibly the "Promontory of Vinland" of the Norse voyagers (985-1025).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cape_Cod   (1906 words)

  
 Massachusetts - Cape Cod
Cape Cod, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States, is also home to some of the largest and most pristine barrier beaches and dune systems, salt marshes, and coastal plain ponds in the Northeast.
Cape Cod's coastal plain ponds - a rare freshwater wetland community - harbor a number of globally rare plants, including the Plymouth Gentian and bluet damselflies.
Cape Cod's beaches provide habitat for the Northeast's most productive population of Piping Plovers, a species of shore bird listed as threatened by the federal government.
www.nature.org /wherewework/northamerica/states/massachusetts/preserves/art6489.html   (608 words)

  
 Cape Cod, MA and the Islands- Explore Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket
With the completion of the Cape Cod Canal in 1914, Cape Cod became a bridged island, surrounded by the waters of Buzzard's Bay to the west, Nantucket and Vineyard sounds to the south, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, and Cape Cod Bay to the north.
Drive down Cape to the 27,700 acres of the Cape Cod National Seashore for dramatic sand dunes, cliffs and infinite stretches of beaches.
Beginning with the Town of Orleans, at the so-called elbow of Cape Cod, is the region commonly referred to as the Outer Cape.
www.capecodtravelguide.com /about_cape-cod.php   (909 words)

  
 Cape Cod Travels.Com - Cape Cod Vacation Guide - Cape Cod Lodging - Cape Cod Information - Cape Cod Hotels - Cape Cod ...
Nestled in the pines of the magnificent Outer Cape and bordering the Cape Cod National Seashore Park, The Blue Dolphin Inn is the ideal vacation spot for nature lovers and families alike.
Cape Cod, an enchanting peninsula reaching 70 miles into the ocean from southeastern Massachusetts, is comprised of fifteen distinctive towns.
Surrounded by Buzzard’s Bay, Cape Cod Bay, the Atlantic Ocean and Nantucket Sound, the Cape is blessed with a moderate climate: generally warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer than other areas of New England.
www.capecodtravels.com   (320 words)

  
 Cape Cod - Programs in Landcover and Land Use at the Woods Hole Research Center
"Cape Cod's popularity also means the burdens of an increasing human population,...air and water pollution, sprawl, loss of open space, and a decline in the quality of life."
The Cape is changing from a farming and fishing economy with seasonal visitors to a larger, year-round population that builds bigger and more homes in what remains of open space.
The remaining privately held and undeveloped lands of Cape Cod are becoming more precious and are sought not only for development but also by land trusts and by towns interested in building the infrastructure needed for larger populations pursuing dwindling resources of clean water.
www.whrc.org /capecod/index.htm   (245 words)

  
 Cape Cod by Philip Greenspun
Cape Cod is flatter than much of Kansas, more crowded and faster paced than many suburbs, and the water is generally too cold for swimming.
Cape Cod was covered in pine trees until the pilgrims came and deforested it.
Cape Cod seems to be rather famous for lighthouses, but frankly I've never managed to get a decent photo of one.
www.photo.net /webtravel/cape-cod   (4144 words)

  
 REALTOR.com: A Charming Classic
Cape Cod style houses were built in New England from the late 17th century until about 1850.
Architects rediscovered the Cape Cod house in the 1930s, when both the Colonial Revival and the Depression combined to create a desire for small, economical, yet old-fashioned houses.
Plans for Cape Cod homes by Wills and other architects were circulated nationally through the "House of the Month" scheme, which distributed plans and models to banks and savings and loans all over America.
www.realtor.com /Basics/AllAbout/TypesStyles/Articles/CapeCod.asp   (516 words)

  
 Cape Cod Conservation District - Home
The Cape Cod Conservation District serves the citizens of Barnstable County in helping to address the resource concerns of its soil, water and other resources.
The Barnstable County, Massachusetts, coastal area, also known as Cape Cod, is pressured by urban development and is a popular recreation area with a high influx of tourists during the summer.  Water quality is a major concern on Cape Cod, particularly as it affects the ground water aquifer, salt marshes, shellfish beds, and herring runs.
A partnership comprised of the Cape Cod Conservation District, Barnstable County Commissioners, the Natural Resources Conservation Service and other federal, state and local agencies, as well as all Barnstable County towns is collaborating on this project.
capecodcd.org   (414 words)

  
 Cape Cod travel guide - Wikitravel
Cape Cod [1] is an arm-shaped peninsula located on the Easternmost portion of Massachusetts.
The cape extends from the main eastern coast of the United States, where temperatures tend to be warmer compared to other New England regions.
Cape Cod has a very large number of accommodations ranging from basic motels to plush spa resorts.
wikitravel.org /en/Cape_Cod   (1617 words)

  
 Colin's Cape Cod Page
The Cape is well known for it's bike trails and bird-watching, in addition to many camping and hiking areas.
Cape Cod's beaches are some of the best beaches in the world.
Kids on the Cape is a magazine devoted to children's activities on Cape Cod.
home.capecod.net /~ccunning/cc.htm   (849 words)

  
 Cape Cod Hospital
Cited five times in nine years as one of America's Top 100, Cape Cod Hospital is a 225 bed acute care hospital.
Cape Cod Hospital is supported by the philanthropy of the community we serve through the
Cape Cod Healthcare Foundation and the Cape Cod Hospital Auxiliary.
www.capecodhealth.org /body.cfm?id=6   (197 words)

  
 Camping Cape Cod
Cape Cod camping offers plenty of opportunities for year 'round camping on the Cape and the Islands.
There are also different levels of comfort and support provided at many of the Camping spots of the Cape; from a patch of clean ground to cabins or drive your home in and hookup.
If you plan to sleep in the town forests, its probably legal if you can locate one (they are there but not well marked); a fire may not be okay and the ticks, well, lets say they can be a nuisance.
www.capecodoutdoors.com /camping.html   (330 words)

  
 Cape Cod
Although Cape Cod was originally connected to the mainland, the Cape Cod Canal, completed in 1914, effectively transformed Cape Cod into a large island.
In the wake of an unprecedented growth boom in the 1980s, the Cape Cod Commission Act found that the region known as Cape Cod (Barnstable County) possesses unique natural, coastal, historical, cultural and other values which are threatened by uncoordinated or inappropriate uses of the region's land and other resources.
Cape Cod National Seashore was established to protect the special qualities of this environment.
www.cape-cod.org /osb/showitem.cfm/Category/73   (458 words)

  
 Cape Cod Beachfront Hotels and Bed & Breakfasts: Cape Cod Lodging from Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce
The Cape Cod landscape is dotted with more than 250 charming bed and breakfasts and inns, from antique farmhouses to historic sea captains’ homes.
Additional Cape Cod lodging can be found in the heart of downtown shopping and attractions, or just steps away from the surf and sand at a beachfront hotel.
Cape Cod rental properties are another option for your stay, and many can be arranged through local real estate brokers.
www.capecodchamber.org /cape_cod_lodging.asp   (178 words)

  
 Cape Cod.com: Local Business Guide & Cape Cod Vacation Rental Information for Cape Cod Travelers
Cape Cod based businesses are invited to submit a FREE basic listing online or contact our advertising department for information on CapeCod.com featured business listings and sponsorship packages.
Cape Cod webcam with views of Hyannis Harbor and the Ocean Street Docks.
Cape Cod Restaurant Guide to find HUNDREDS of places to eat on Cape Cod & the Islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket.
www.capecod.com   (1123 words)

  
 Insiders' Guide® to Cape Cod, Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard, 5th Edition
Moreover, the Cape has been an especially attractive home to nature writers, ever since Henry Thoreau spent time here walking around the Lower and Outer Cape and chronicling his perambulations in Cape Cod, which was published in 1864.
Nowadays, visiting Cape Cod, for many, is as much about nature walks around kettle ponds and understanding migratory paths of birds and marine mammals as it is about eating fried clams and lying on the beach to get a good tan.
The people of Cape Cod have embraced the intricate relationship between human interaction and the fragility of their natural resources and have discovered that responsible recreation coupled with managing local resources is essential if they want to retain the traditional images of Cape Cod and still move forward into the 21st century.
www.insiders.com /capecod   (882 words)

  
 Cape Cod Commission: Cape Cod Pathways
The Barnstable County Commissioners and the Cape Cod Commission are working with citizens and organizations from across Cape Cod to create a Capewide network of walking trails.
When complete, Cape Cod Pathways will extend from Provincetown to Falmouth and Bourne and provide a connection between the Seashore and the Cape's wooded interior, between the peninsula's historic villages and remaining backcountry.
Cape Walk 2006 was held June 3-11, 2006, with the theme of "Cape Cod Underfoot." The schedule (as a brochure in PDF format) remains on this site as a way to describe the event.
www.capecodcommission.org /pathways   (668 words)

  
 Cape Cod National Seashore (U.S. National Park Service)
Winter on Cape Cod is milder than inland, but dampness and wind chill can make winter days bitter cold.
In winter, it is important to dress in layers and keep one's head covered, to avoid exposure, and potentially, hypothermia.
Although the kettle ponds within Cape Cod National Seashore are within 2.5 km of the ocean and have been subjected to thousands of years of salt spray, they remain low in dissolved salts.
www.nps.gov /caco   (352 words)

  
 Cape Cod Travel.Com :: Cape Cod Vacation Guide :: Cape Cod Lodging, Information, Hotel, Motel, Resort, B & B, ...
Whether you are looking for a Cape Cod hotel, motel, resort, Cape Cod bed and breakfast, oceanfront or waterfront lodging, or Cape Cod vacation rentals, you'll find it here!
Cape Cod Vacation Rentals, Cape Cod BandB's, Cape Cod Water Front, Cape Cod Ocean Front.
Beachfront White Sands, Country Acres Motel, Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Captain Frosty's Fish and Chips, The Breakers Resort, Cape View Motel, Maple Street Inn, Cape Cod Bay Watersports
www.capecodtravel.com   (254 words)

  
 Cape Cod Rail Trail
The Cape Cod Rail Trail follows a former railroad right-of-way for 22 miles through the towns of Dennis, Harwich, Brewster, Orleans, Eastham and Wellfleet.
As the Cape’s popularity as a summer resort increased, the railroad was heavily used to transport visitors from New York and Connecticut, as well as other parts of Massachusetts.
Bridges to carry cars over Cape Cod Canal were opened in 1935, and in 1937 passenger service to the towns east of Dennis ended.
www.mass.gov /dcr/parks/southeast/ccrt.htm   (565 words)

  
 Cape Cod Real Estate listings and area information - Access Cape Cod Realtors MLS listings - Cape Cod Real Estate - ...
Understanding that you may be in the early planning stage to buy and/or sell real estate on Cape Cod MA, we want you to know that we do not chase after our visitors.
As you are probably aware, we are in a "buyers market" on Cape Cod and throughout most of Massachusetts.
A selection of Cape Cod real estate and South Shore real estate information is provided along with general town information in Plymouth and Barnstable Counties.
www.cape-cod-real-estate.com   (760 words)

  
 Cape Cod Today :: Cape Cod News and Information
Cape Cod Commission fell prey to the Alliance [Letters]
Cape Cod Today Photo Contest: Identify this photo for your chance to win an embroidered CapeCodToday baseball cap.
Anne C. Ross draws inspiration from the beaches and many other scenic vistas of Cape Cod to create her unique fused glass accessories all hand-crafted on Cape Cod.
capecodtoday.com   (546 words)

  
 CapeCodTimes.com - News
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www.capecodonline.com /cctimes   (522 words)

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