Atlantic seaboard watershed

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Atlantic Seaboard
The Atlantic Seaboard Watershed is a narrow continental area which extends southward along the Atlantic Ocean from Cape North (Nova Scotia peninsula) to the southern limit of the Eastern Continental Divide (yellow), which ends at the drainage into the 1937 Okeechobee Waterway.
Countries Canada, United States
Area 233,961 sq mi (605,956 km2)
lower bound (from sum of listed areas)

The Atlantic seaboard watershed is a watershed of North America along both:

The relatively narrow[specify] continental area is demarcated on the south by drainage to the Okeechobee Waterway (which drains both westward to the Gulf and eastward to ocean), the Eastern Continental Divide (ECD) to the west, and the Saint Lawrence divide to the north. US physiographic regions of this watershed are the Atlantic Plain and the Appalachian Mountains & Highlands. Major sub-watersheds of the Atlantic Seaboard are the following (north-to-south):

Sub-watersheds adjacent to the Saint Lawrence divide
Other notable sub-watersheds
Sub-watersheds adjacent to the Eastern Continental Divide


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