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Casco Bay

Casco Bay (kăsˈkō) [key], deep inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, 200 sq mi (518 sq km), SW Maine. The bay, with its more than 200 wooded, hilly islands, has many summer estates and resorts. Portland, Maine, is the principal harbor.

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