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NOAA Photo Library Image - nerr0355

North Inlet - Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. The shoreline is armored in many coastal areas. This bulkhead, while protecting upland real estate from erosion, limits the growth of salt marshes and provides a direct pathway into the estuary for runoff containing contaminants from upland sources.

Image ID: nerr0355, NOAA's Estuarine Research Reserve Collection
Location: Vicinity of Georgetown, South Carolina

Category: Estuaries/

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