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Chesapeake Bay Watershed

  1. The area of land that drains into the Chesapeake Bay. The Chesapeake Bay watershed stretches across more than 64,000 square miles, encompassing parts of six states — Delaware, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia — and the entire District of Columbia. [source: http://www.chesapeakebay.net]