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estuary

the point at which a river meets the sea. There is thus a mixture of saline and freshwater conditions, often with areas of tidal mudflats and salt marsh. Because of the varying salinity and tidal cover there is often a specific flora and fauna associated with such areas.
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Across the estuary, near where the whalers lay, was lying the sloop-yacht Idler.
Here was no commonplace, no Oakland Estuary, no weary round of throwing newspapers at front doors, delivering ice, and setting up ninepins.
They bobbed and bumped along up the estuary in countless thousands.
MALDONADO is situated on the northern bank of the Plata, and not very far from the mouth of the estuary.
Powell we know taking solitary week-end cruises in the estuary of the Thames (with mysterious dashes into lonely creeks) but to the young Mr.
UU announced today that it has awarded the San Juan Bay Estuary Program $ 152,400 in new funds to support the recovery work following Hurricane Maria and the restoration of the estuary, totaling, to date, the sum of $ 527,400.
BRIONY O'CLARKE: There is a lookout in Portmeirion's wilderness where you can sit and look out across the Estuary for miles.
Dozens of organizations throughout the country, including member organizations of Restore America's Estuaries, National Estuary Program sites, and National Estuarine Research Reserves, among others, host education, recreation, and restoration events connect communities with their local waterways.
KUWAIT, April 14 (KUNA) -- Khor Abdullah estuary is one of Kuwait's main marine monuments, situated between the country's northern borders and Iraq.
To know the diversity of benthic macro fauna in the Meghna River Estuary (at Chairman Ghat, Noakhali) and the Bakkhali River Estuary (Cox's Bazar).
The morphology of this estuary was previously described by Fontan (2001) and similar estuaries in the Cantabrian coast have been studied to characterize their general features and dynamics (Flor and Camblor, 1990; Flor et al.

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