Boston’s Bodies of Water

A humpback whale in the St. Lawrence River near Tadoussac, Quebec, Canada, Sept. 18, 2021. Recalling a prepandemic trip to a watery landscape in Quebec province: “The adventure we had feels like one plucked from a world I can no longer reach, not unlike watching the water, waiting for a whale to crest.” (Tony Cenicola/The New York Times)

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Most "Bostonlike" body of water
Boston Harbor
Charles River
Jamaica Pond