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  Puget Sound - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Puget Sound is an arm (sound) of the Pacific Ocean in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.
During World War II the Puget Sound area became a focus for the war industry, with Boeing producing many of the nation's heavy bombers and the ports of Seattle, Bremerton and Tacoma available for shipbuilding.
Puget Sound is a very large salt water estuary fed by freshwater from the Olympic and Cascade Mountain watersheds.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Puget_Sound   (769 words)

  
 Puget Sound Naval Shipyard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, as seen from across the water in Port Orchard.
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS) is a United States Navy shipyard covering 179 acres (0.7 km²) of property bordered on the south by Sinclair Inlet, on the west by the Bremerton Annex of Naval Base Kitsap, and on the north and east by the city of Bremerton, Washington.
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard was established in 1891 as a Naval Station and was designated Navy Yard Puget Sound in 1901.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Puget_Sound_Naval_Shipyard   (488 words)

  
 About Puget Sound
Puget Sound is an estuary-where salt water from the ocean mixes with fresh water that falls as precipitation or drains from the surrounding land.
Puget Sound is surrounded by 2,500 miles of shoreline, which is a mosaic of beaches, bluffs, deltas, mudflats and wetlands.
Puget Sound has significant challenges, from water pollution and sediments laden with toxic pollutants to sharp declines in populations of salmon, orcas, marine birds and rockfish.
www.psat.wa.gov /About_Sound/AboutPS.htm   (301 words)

  
 ReefNews Goes To Washington's Puget Sound
Puget Sound is a branch off the south end of the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
Sound is also a verb meaning "to measure the depth of water." Puget Sound runs north and south, parallel to the west coast of Washington.
Puget Sound was explored by British explorer George Vancouver in 1792.
www.reefnews.com /reefnews/oceangeo/washngtn/pugetsnd.html   (474 words)

  
 Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (NSY)
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard was established in 1891 as a naval station.
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard is the largest and most diverse shipyard on the West Coast, as well as being the northwest's largest naval shore activity.
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard has been recognized as the Navy's best installation worldwide and is the recipient of the 1991 Commander-in-Chief's Installation Excellence Award.
www.fas.org /man/company/shipyard/puget_sound.htm   (492 words)

  
 Puget Sound, Washington State, USA
The Puget Sound region is home to the majority of Washington State citizens who live in the bustling cities and suburbs which extend north to south from Stanwood to Olympia.
Puget Sound itself is a body of water lying east of Admiralty Inlet, through which ocean waters reach inland some 50 miles from the Pacific Coast to provide all-weather ports for ocean-going ships at Seattle, Tacoma and Olympia.
On the west side of the Sound are the cities of Bremerton, Port Orchard and Shelton.
www.gonorthwest.com /Washington/puget/Puget_Sound.htm   (642 words)

  
 Puget Sound
Additional traffic on the Sound is created by the frequent runs of large Washington State vehicle and passenger ferries as they cross the Sound on generally east-west traffic routes that are perpendicular to normal inbound and outbound maritime traffic channels.
Puget Sound is located in an area of complex geography and topography.
The central part of the Sound is bordered on the west by the Olympic Mountains and to the east by the Cascade Mountains.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/facility/puget-sound.htm   (935 words)

  
 Puget Sound & Pacific Railroad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Puget Sound and Pacific 1002 was purchased by the Illinios Central in January, 1957 and was number 9226.
Puget Sound and Pacific 1004 was purchased by the Illinios Central in January, 1956 and operated as number 9149.
Puget Sound and Pacific 3005 is an EMD GP30 and was one of the first locomotives to serve the line.
www.cs.utk.edu /~davison/psp   (999 words)

  
 Puget Sound Map   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Puget Sound is an estuary, a semienclosed body of water in which salt water from the nearby Pacific Ocean mixes with fresh water runoff from the surrounding watershed.
The bottom of the Sound is made up of a series of valleys and ridges, or sills, which disrupt the movement of water and help it mix.
The Puget Sound watershed covers nearly 42,800 square kilometers and consists of over ten thousand rivers and streams that drain into the Sound.
artedi.fish.washington.edu /FishKey/aboutps.html   (264 words)

  
 Puget Sound Fresh
Puget Sound Fresh is a program begun by the King County Agriculture Commission to encourage consumers, wholesalers, retailers and restaurants to seek out and purchase locally-grown products.
This is the first regional program undertaken on behalf of farms in the Puget Sound area.
Any farm product grown, raised or harvested within one of the 12 counties that border Puget Sound may be identified as Puget Sound Fresh.
dnr.metrokc.gov /wlr/farms   (410 words)

  
 Puget Sound, Washington (Natural Features)
Formed by the action of retreating glaciers at the end of the last Ice Age, the salt waters of Puget Sound are crucial components of both the ecology and the economy of Western Washington.
The major cities on the shores of Puget Sound are Seattle, Tacoma, and Everett.
Washington's capital Olympia is at the extreme southern reach of Puget Sound.
www.ohwy.com /wa/p/pugetsou.htm   (143 words)

  
 Puget Sound Kayak Company
As people have been doing for roughly 6,000 years on Puget Sound, you carry your slender boat to the edge of the island and slide it into water that shimmers like satin in the early morning light.
Picture a trail that extends 140 miles from Olympia in South Puget Sound all the way through the San Juans to the Canadian border.
Consider Puget Sound Kayak Company as your outfitter to the Cascadia Marine Trail.
www.pugetsoundkayak.com   (467 words)

  
 Puget Sound Plastic Surgery - Home
Puget Sound Plastic Surgery P.S. Puget Sound Plastic Surgery, located in Federal Way, Washington, invites you to discover the many treatments available at our practice to help you improve your appearance.
With its emphasis on providing a higher level of patient care, Puget Sound Plastic Surgery is recognized for providing professional, courteous service in a supportive and comfortable environment.
Puget Sound Plastic Surgery has introduced the latest generation of ultrasound technology for liposuction, known as LipoSelection.
www.psplasticsurgery.com   (495 words)

  
 Puget Sound Marine Topics
Sound Warning: Scientists say the region is already feeling climate change
Read how our region worked to keep our lakes and Puget Sound clean and healthy, including the early days of sewage treatment and disposal in King County, the birth of Metro and development of regional facilities to process the waste produced by our metropolitan area.
All ocean-bound fish from the greater Lake Washington drainage swim past the locks to reach Puget Sound.
dnr.metrokc.gov /topics/marine/MARtopic.htm   (777 words)

  
 The Taste of Puget Sound - Estate-Grown Wines
Wine grape varieties grown in the Puget Sound appellation include Pinot noir, Madeleine Angevine, Müller Thurgau, Siegerrebe, Chasselas and Island Belle.
The latter is a hybrid developed by an early resident of the Puget Sound.
Picturesque vineyards, flowers, and shaded picnic tables are the backdrop for this small, family-owned winery, tucked away on beautiful Whidbey Island in the waters of Washington's Puget Sound.
www.winesnw.com /taste_of_puget_sound.htm   (841 words)

  
 Puget Sound Flythrough Demo
It also requires the large data file puget.trunc3.srm (191 MB) which represents the Puget Sound elevation data as a selectively refinable mesh.
For smaller machines, you can instead download the smaller data file puget.trunc0b.srm (44 MB) which has a maximum elevation accuracy of 10.0m instead of 4.0m.
OVERVIEW: This program demonstrates view-dependent refinement of a large terrain mesh (from elevation data in the Puget Sound area of Washington State).
research.microsoft.com /~hoppe/sr_puget.asp   (476 words)

  
 IES Puget Sound   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
For 100 years, its objective has been to communicate information on all aspects of good lighting practice to its members, to the lighting community, and to consumers, through a variety of programs, publications, and services.
The Puget Sound Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society is once again pleased to present the IES ED100 “Introduction to Light and Lighting” fundamental lighting education course.
The Puget Sound Sections IIDA awards program had a record number of outstanding projects submitted with 20 section award winners.
www.iespugetsound.org   (202 words)

  
 Puget Sound Yacht Club
The Club is located in Seattle on the north shore of Lake Union near Gas Works Park overlooking the lake with a dock for visiting and reciprocal moorage.
Puget Sound Yacht Club was founded in 1954 and has continued as a family oriented cruising club.
The membership is made up of friendly informal individuals who value safe boating and wish to share their boating experiences with other boaters.
www.pugetsoundyc.org   (290 words)

  
 VA Puget Sound Health Care System
VA Social Worker of the Year: Taylene S. Watson, Director of Social Work at the Puget Sound Health Care System was selected as the VA Social Worker of the year for 2005.
This award is presented by the Uniformed Services Social Work(USSW) for exemplary skill in the delivery of social work services and clinical care to patients and their families in the department of Veterans Affairs.
She will be honored with a luncheon and presentation of the award in Washington, DC in August 2006.
www.puget-sound.med.va.gov   (321 words)

  
 ACS Puget Sound
The Puget Sound Chapter of the American Cetacean Society (ACS/PS) is centered in Seattle, Washington, where members from all parts of the Northwest join together to work to protect whales, dolphins, porpoises, and their habitats through research, education, and conservation.
The Puget Sound Chapter of the American Cetacean Society's 2005-2006 Speaker series continues until summer - see the Speaker Series information on upcoming presentations.
The Vashon Island Coffee Roasterie is generously donating a portion of their proceeds from retail sales of their Orca Blend coffee to benefit the Vashon Hydrophone Project for Puget Sound whale research, sponsored by the American Cetacean Society's Puget Sound Chapter.
www.acspugetsound.org   (403 words)

  
 Puget Soundkeeper Alliance - Protecting and Preserving Puget Sound
Puget Soundkeeper Alliance - Protecting and Preserving Puget Sound
We will have a healthy Puget Sound by 2020 if we act now.
Don't miss this important overview of the problems facing Puget Sound.
www.pugetsoundkeeper.org   (208 words)

  
 Welcome to Puget Sound Safety - Motorcycle Education for the Beginning and Experienced Rider   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Welcome to Puget Sound Safety - Motorcycle Education for the Beginning and Experienced Rider
Puget Sound Safety is personally dedicated in going beyond your expectations in all of our classes to make them the perfect experience for you, whether you are just beginning your motorcycling career or are an experienced rider either on the street or in the dirt.
Our purpose as a school is to provide motorcyclist with a way to gain the knowledge and training to become a safe, skilled rider.
pugetsoundsafety.com   (246 words)

  
 EPA > National Estuary Program > Program Profiles > Puget Sound
Puget Sound was one of the first estuaries to join the Natinal Estuary Program (NEP).
Protection of the Sound's water quality and habitat for living resources is driveen by two-year work plans, which are based on the Comprehensive Conservation and Manage ment Plan for the Sound.
Efforts to protect water quality are enhanced by providing regional technical assistance to help local governments implement the work plans.
www.epa.gov /owow/estuaries/programs/ps.htm   (192 words)

  
 Puget Sound Anglers State Board
Puget Sound Anglers are comprised of 16 different Chapters throughout Western Washington
South Sound member Forrest Gill who caught a 103# Halibut at Neah Bay last year.
We believe that our salmon resources can be restored with sound biological management.
www.pugetsoundanglers.org   (151 words)

  
 Model : Puget Sound
Description: Puget Sound elevation and pseudo-color, both supplied as images.
This Puget Sound data was used as an example dataset in this paper:
Data is obtained from The United States Geological Survey (USGS), made available by The University of Washington.
www.cc.gatech.edu /projects/large_models/ps.html   (162 words)

  
 Puget Sound Advanced Squad Leaders Home Page
Our group of some 50 strong ASL players in the greater Puget Sound region meets regularly at Metro Seattle Gamers near Ballard, at Gary's Games in Seattle's Greenwood neighborhood, and at local gaming conventions.
Many cardboard warriors lay down their lives on both sides, many tall tales were told, and a generally enjoyable time was had by all...
We are always looking for new Advanced Squad Leaders in the Puget Sound area (which includes Seattle, Tacoma, Bellevue and Bremerton and nearby areas) to join our rag-tag group of grognards (and newbies).
www.psasl.org   (730 words)

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