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Landsat image of Tampa Bay
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Tampa Bay is a large natural harbor and estuary along the Gulf of Mexico on the western coast of Florida, made up of Old Tampa Bay, Hillsborough Bay, McKay Bay, and the New Tampa Bay. It is bounded by Manatee County on the south, Pinellas County on the west, and Hillsborough County, Florida on the east. Three prominent cities are located along the shores of the bay, Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Clearwater. The Sunshine Skyway Bridge crosses the mouth of Tampa Bay. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2196x2196, 3828 KB) Summary Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Tampa Bay Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2196x2196, 3828 KB) Summary Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Tampa Bay Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner... The Landsat program is the longest running enterprise for acqusition of imagery of Earth from space. ... A harbor (AmE), harbour (CwE) or haven is a place where ships may shelter from the weather or are stored. ... Estuaries and coastal waters are among the most productive ecosystems on Earth, providing numerous ecological, economic, cultural, and aesthetic benefits and services. ... Gulf of Mexico in 3D perspective. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,794 sq mi (170,451 km²)  - Width 162 miles (260 km)  - Length 497 miles (800 km)  - % water 17. ... Manatee County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... Pinellas County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... Hillsborough County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Cigar City, The Big Guava, T-Town Location Location in Hillsborough County and the state of Florida. ... Aerial photograph of St. ... Clearwater Special Projects is a close protection company that undertakes training and security services. ... The Sunshine Skyway Bridge is the worlds longest cable-stayed concrete bridge, with a length of 29,040 feet (exactly 5. ...


The term "Tampa Bay" is also informally used as the name of the entire metropolitan area encompassing Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, and several smaller cities. The Tampa Bay Area settlers were originally from Cuba and Italy. The Native Americans from this region are known as Seminoles. A town in Pinellas County, named Seminole, Florida, was subsequently named after the Native Americans who lived in the region. The Tampa-St. ... The Seminole are a Native American Indian people of Florida. ... Seminole is a city located in Pinellas County, Florida. ...


See also

Combatants United States of America Confederate States of America Commanders A.J. Drake J.W. Pearson Strength 1 gunboat Osceola Rangers, company Casualties 0 0 The Battle of Tampa was a minor engagement of the American Civil War fought June 30–July 1, 1862, between the United States Navy and... Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederate) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties Killed in action: 110,000 Total dead: 360,000 Wounded: 275,200 Killed in action: 93,000 Total dead: 258... The French battleship Orient burns, 1 August 1798, during the Battle of the Nile A naval battle is a battle fought using ships or other waterborne vessels. ...

Professional sports teams

City Tampa, Florida Other nicknames The Bucs Team colors Buccaneer Red, Pewter, Black, and Orange Head Coach Jon Gruden Owner Malcolm Glazer General manager Bruce Allen Mascot Captain Fear Local radio Flagship stations: WDAE (620 AM), WFUS (103. ... The National Football League (NFL) is the largest professional American football league, consisting of thirty-two teams from American cities and regions. ... The winning Super Bowl team receives the Vince Lombardi Trophy. ... Major league affiliations American League (1998-present) East Division (1998-present) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None AL Pennants (0) None Division titles (0) None Wild card berths (0) None Major league nicknames Tampa Bay Devil Rays (1998-present) Major league home ballparks Tropicana Field (1998-present) Current... Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in the world. ... The Tampa Bay Lightning is a professional ice hockey team based in Tampa, Florida. ... The modernized NHL shield logo debuted in 2005, replacing the orange and black shield, which had been used since the leagues inception. ... Stanley Cup on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame The Stanley Cup, originally called the Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup, is awarded each year by the National Hockey League to the champion of its playoff tournament. ... Conference National Division Southern Year founded 1987 Home arena St. ... The Arena Football League (AFL) was founded in 1987 as an American football indoor league. ... The Tampa Bay Bandits was a franchise in the United States Football League and competed in all three of the seasons of that leagues existence: 1983, 1984, and 1985. ... The United States Football League was a professional American football league that played three seasons between 1983 and 1985. ... The Tampa Bay Rowdies are a professional soccer team from Tampa, Florida, USA. Originally founded as a North American Soccer League expansion franchise in 1975 by George Strawbridge, the team played ten seasons at Tampa Stadium and won their only Soccer Bowl championship in their inaugural season defeating the Portland... Year Founded 1995 - 2002 League Major League Soccer Stadium Raymond James Stadium Coach - First Game Tampa Bay Mutiny 3 - 2 New England Revolution (Tampa Stadium; April 13, 1996) Last Game Tampa Bay Mutiny 1 - 2 Columbus Crew (Raymond James Stadium; September 9, 2001) Largest Win 5 - 1, twice; 4 - 0... ...

External links

  • The Tampa Bay Area Start Page - Local news, weather, sports, business, and links.
  • LuxuryTampaBay.com Tampa Bay Blog regarding current real estate market and mortgage trends, business, market research and news.
  • Life In Tampa Bay - Information, tools, and relocation information for the Tampa Bay area.
  • ClearwaterCentral.com (Clearwater Florida Real Estate, Jobs, Schools, Maps, etc.)

  Results from FactBites:
 
Tampa Bay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (343 words)
Tampa Bay is a large natural harbor and estuary along the Gulf of Mexico on the western coast of Florida, made up of Old Tampa Bay, Hillsborough Bay, McKay Bay, and the New Tampa Bay.
The term "Tampa Bay" is also informally used as the name of the entire metropolitan area encompassing Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, and several smaller cities.
Tampa Bay Bandits, a franchise of the defunct United States Football League.
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida, Metropolitan Statistical Area - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (549 words)
Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida, Metropolitan Statistical Area, also known as the Tampa Bay area or simply Tampa Bay after the body of water it surrounds, is a metropolitan area on the Gulf coast of west-central Florida.
The population for the Tampa Bay area currently stands at 2,589,637; as of a July 4, 2005 estimate.
The Tampa Bay Area is home to three major professional sports teams and a number of minor-league and college teams.
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