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The Blackwater River is a saltwater river in Dorchester County, Maryland, it is around 14 miles long. A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Dorchester County is a County located in the US state of Maryland on its Eastern Shore. The Little Blackwater River is a Tributary of the Blackwater River located in Dorchester County Maryland. Fishing Bay is a large saltwater bay in Maryland bordered by to the east Elliot's Island Maryland and the rest of south Dorchester County Maryland to the west A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International A mile is a unit of Length, usually used to measure Distance, in a number of different systems including Imperial units United States The kilometre ( American spelling: kilometer) symbol km is a unit of Length in the Metric system, equal to one thousand Dorchester County is a County located in the US state of Maryland on its Eastern Shore. It has many twists and bends. It goes through Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. The Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1933 as a waterfowl sanctuary for birds migrating along the critical migration highway called the Atlantic Flyway. It runs through Robbins, Maryland, where there is a boat ramp called Shorter's Wharf and a bridge.
The river does not rise anywhere because the water is sea level from its mouth at Fishing Bay and its end at a large swamp in Blackwater refuge that does not have a name. Fishing Bay is a large saltwater bay in Maryland bordered by to the east Elliot's Island Maryland and the rest of south Dorchester County Maryland to the west The river can have freshwater species in spring and summer like catish or bass. The river also has saltwater perch and other saltwater fish that prefer upper parts of rivers. In the winter the river is used for waterfowl hunting.