Vineyard Sound

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Vineyard Sound
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Vineyard Sound is the body of water located behind the Gay Head Cliffs of Martha's Vineyard.
Vineyard Sound is located in Massachusetts
Vineyard Sound
Vineyard Sound
Location of Vineyard Sound within Massachusetts
Vineyard Sound is located in the United States
Vineyard Sound
Vineyard Sound
Vineyard Sound (the United States)
Coordinates41°26′30″N 70°46′28″W / 41.4417764°N 70.7744748°W / 41.4417764; -70.7744748Coordinates: 41°26′30″N 70°46′28″W / 41.4417764°N 70.7744748°W / 41.4417764; -70.7744748, 41°28′45″N 70°39′59″W / 41.4792768°N 70.6664182°W / 41.4792768; -70.6664182, 41°23′59″N 70°53′43″W / 41.3998309°N 70.8953114°W / 41.3998309; -70.8953114, 41°21′45″N 70°47′48″W / 41.3626116°N 70.7966964°W / 41.3626116; -70.7966964, 41°32′35″N 70°28′56″W / 41.5431664°N 70.4822496°W / 41.5431664; -70.4822496, 41°31′47″N 70°33′43″W / 41.5298323°N 70.5619732°W / 41.5298323; -70.5619732[1]
Part ofAtlantic Ocean

Vineyard Sound is the stretch of the Atlantic Ocean which separates the Elizabeth Islands and the southwestern part of Cape Cod from the island of Martha's Vineyard, located offshore from the state of Massachusetts in the United States. To the west, it joins Rhode Island Sound, and on its eastern end it connects to Nantucket Sound.[2]

Vineyard Sound holds some of the largest summer flounder in Massachusetts.[3]


  1. ^ "Vineyard Sound". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2018-08-10.
  2. ^ "Massachusetts Tidal In-Stream Energy Conversion (TISEC): Survey and Characterization of Potential Project Sites". Electric Power Research Institute, accessed September 28, 2011.
  3. ^ Luftglass, Manny. "Gone Fishin': Massachusetts' 100 Best Waters". Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 2008, p. 192, ISBN 978-1-58465-686-9.