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NOAA's America's Coastlines Collection
Catalog of Images

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The Lazaretto Creek Bridge from Lazaretto Creek Park
Georgia, Near Tybee Island
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A view over the wetlands to the Lazaretto Creek Bridge
Georgia, Near Tybee Island
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A view over the wetlands to the Lazaretto Creek Bridge
Georgia, Near Tybee Island
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Shrimpers tied up at the Lazaretto Creek Bridge
Georgia, Near Tybee Island
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Palmetto trees (Sabal palmetto) as seen through an old anchor
Tybee Island, Georgia
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Palmetto trees (Sabal palmetto) along the Atlantic Ocean
Tybee Island, Georgia
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Looking over a palmetto to the Atlantic Ocean
Tybee Island, Georgia
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Strolling on the beach
Tybee Island, Georgia
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The lighthouse at Tybee Island
Tybee Island, Georgia
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The beach at Tybee Island. Fences help reduce erosion.
Tybee Island, Georgia
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The beach at Tybee Island. Fences help reduce erosion.
Tybee Island, Georgia
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Colonizing plants help stabilize the dunes
Tybee Island, Georgia
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Tidal mudflats
Tybee Island, Georgia
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Tidal mudflats
Tybee Island, Georgia
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Tidal mudflats
Tybee Island, Georgia
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Tidal mudflats
Tybee Island, Georgia
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Tidal mudflats
Tybee Island, Georgia
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Tidal mudflats
Tybee Island, Georgia
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View across marsh of a small fishing village on Route 80
Georgia, East of Savannah
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A scene along the Mississippi River
Louisiana, Near New Orleans
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Live oak above canal along lower Mississippi River just above the delta
Louisiana 1998
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Submerged aquatic vegetation within a pond in the Mississippi Delta
Louisiana 1998
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Submerged aquatic vegetation within a pond in the Mississippi Delta
Louisiana 1998
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Water hyacinth, an exotic, filling a canal. Water hyacinth stops boat traffic and interferes with circulation of water.
Louisiana, Just north of Mississippi Delta 1998
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Lotus plants differ from water lilies in the shape of the leaves and the seed pods.
Louisiana, Mississippi Delta 1998
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Submerged aquatic vegetation within a pond in the Mississippi Delta
Louisiana 1998
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Fringing marsh along a small bay outside west levee of lower Mississippi River.
Louisiana, Plaquemine Parish 1998
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Fringing marsh along a small bay outside west levee of lower Mississippi River.
Louisiana, Plaquemine Parish 1998
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Broken marsh in Barataria Basin just west of the levee
Louisiana, Plaquemine Parish 1998
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Broken marsh in Barataria Basin just west of the levee
Louisiana, Plaquemine Parish 1998
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Broken marsh in Barataria Basin just west of the levee
Louisiana, Plaquemine Parish 1998
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Marsh surrounding tree-covered hummock
Louisiana, Plaquemine Parish 1998
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Marshland
Louisiana, Barataria Basin 1998
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Marsh along a pond
Louisiana, Marsh Island 1994 June 7
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Man-made canal with eroding bank. The cutting of canals often changes the water circulation in marsh systems and can lead to their decline.
Louisiana, Lake Leary 1994 May 16
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View from delta splay along Southwest Pass towards islands composed of Phragmites, an exotic species commonly called roseau cane.
Louisiana, Dixon Bay 1995 January 28
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Boomed marshes containing oil spill
Louisiana, Dixon Bay 1995 January 28
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Aerial photo of eroding marsh and oil from recent well blowout
Louisiana, Dixon Bay 1995 January 28
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Oiled Spartina - a cordgrass common in coastal marshes
Louisiana, Dixon Bay 1995 January 28
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Close-up of oiled Spartina - a cordgrass common in coastal marshes
Louisiana, Dixon Bay 1995 January 28
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Natural marsh area primarily Spartina. Critical habitat for shrimp, crabs, and many game and commercial fish species.
Louisiana, East Timbalier Island area 1994 January 26
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Natural marsh area adjacent to dredged material deposition area - Open area will be colonized by plants and become productive habitat.
Louisiana, East Timbalier Island area 1994 January 26
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Natural marsh area adjacent to land created as part of settlement an oil spill.
Louisiana, East Timbalier Island area 1994 January 26
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Deteriorating marsh - ponds increase in size as marsh disappears.
Louisiana, Barataria Basin 1998
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Open pond within mixed vegetation marsh.
Louisiana, Barataria Basin 1998
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Delicate flowers are common within Louisiana coastal marshes.
Louisiana, Barataria Basin 1998
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Deer pea is a common marsh plant that plays an important role in nitrogen cycling.
Louisiana, Barataria Basin 1998
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Large pink and white flowers are marsh mallows, a wild relative of hibiscus. Roots were once used to make marshmallows.
Louisiana, Barataria Basin 1996
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Marsh land that has been converted to pasture by cutting canals, building levees , and pumping out water. Exposure to air caused oxidation of organic matter in soil which led to rapid subsidence.
Louisiana, Eden Isles, N. shore Lake Ponchartrain 1996
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Canal used to drain property to convert and maintain former marsh land to pasture.
Pacific Ocean, Eastern Tropical Pacific 1996

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