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Near Berlin in Worcester County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sheltered Waters

You're Facing Sinepuxent Bay and Assateague Island

 
 
Sheltered Waters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Shane Oliver, August 27, 2015
1. Sheltered Waters Marker
Inscription. Sinepuxent Bay and Chincoteague Bay (just to the south) separate Assateague Island from the mainland.

The Atlantic Ocean lies just over a mile away, on the other side of Assateague. The pedestrian and bicycle bridge to your left provides a fine elevated view of the island.

These shallow coastal bays are sheltered from the ocean by the barrier island, and provide an environment rich with aquatic life.
 
Erected by Assateague Island National Seashore.
 
Location. 38° 14.854′ N, 75° 9.288′ W. Marker is near Berlin, Maryland, in Worcester County. Marker can be reached from 7206 National Seashore Lane. Click for map. Marker is located behind the Barrier Island visitor center on the Maryland side of Assateague Island National Seashore. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7206 National Seashore Lane, Berlin MD 21811, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. You're looking out over... A Productive Nursery (here, next to this marker); Caring for the Bay (here, next to this marker); Beach to Bay Indian Trail (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Wild Ponies

Sheltered Waters Marker and Sinepuxent Bay image. Click for full size.
By Shane Oliver, August 27, 2015
2. Sheltered Waters Marker and Sinepuxent Bay
(about 700 feet away); Treasures from the Past (about 800 feet away); Verrazano Bridge (about 800 feet away); Stephen Tyng Mather (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rackliffe Plantation Milk House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Berlin.
 
Categories. EnvironmentNatural Features
 
Cluster of markers behind the Barrier Island Visitor Center image. Click for full size.
By Shane Oliver, August 27, 2015
3. Cluster of markers behind the Barrier Island Visitor Center
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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