Quinte, Bay of

Quinte, Bay of (kwĭnˈtē) [key], arm of Lake Ontario, S Ont., Canada, between the mainland and the peninsula of Prince Edward co. With its approach, Adolphus Reach, it is 60 mi (97 km) long. The Trent River, which is the lower portion of the Trent Canal between Lake Ontario and Lake Huron, flows into the head of the bay. Belleville and Trenton are on the north shore.

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