You're looking out over... A Productive Nursery
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This is a place where fresh and salt water mix creating conditions which support a great diversity of plants and animals. A plush carpet of underwater grasses provides vital food, habitat, and refuge for aquatic life.
Most life in the sea depends upon these productive coastal bays and other estuaries like it. In this complex web of connections, there is something for everyone.
Erected by Assateague Island National Seashore.
Location. 38° 14.853′ N, 75° 9.288′ W. Marker is near Berlin, Maryland, in Worcester County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Verrazano Bridge (Maryland Route 611) and Marsh View Lane. Touch for map. Marker is located behind the Barrier Island Visitor
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sheltered Waters (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 (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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berlin.
Categories. • Animals • Environment • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2015, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 27, 2015, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. 2. submitted on August 28, 2015, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. 3. submitted on September 6, 2015, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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