Recent Examples of salt marsh from the Web
The oldest lighthouse on the Gulf of Mexico, and second oldest in Florida behind the Amelia Island lighthouse, the St. Marks Lighthouse stands 82 feet rising up from where the salt marshes meet the gulf.
On one side of the two-story entryway, windows looked out on a bird-laden salt marsh, while the other side offered an expansive view of Oracle’s corporate headquarters.
The lighthouse’s 82-foot tall white tower juts starkly out of the salt marsh of the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge.
Much of the region was a salt marsh, particularly vulnerable to storm surge and floods.
The amenities inside Camp Humphreys continue to take shape, transforming an area that was once salt marshes and rice paddies into a small American city.
For thousands of years, Engelhart says, the U.S. coasts were protected from washing away by biological barriers made by salt marshes and mangrove trees.
The site comprises deserts, riparian forests and floodplains of the Ili River, deciduous and spruce forests as well as salt marshes.
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First Known Use of salt marsh
before 12th century
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