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Tidal Marshland in the Plum Island Estuary, Massachusetts
Tidal Marshland in the Plum Island Estuary, Massachusetts
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Title: Tidal Marshland in the Plum Island Estuary, Massachusetts


The marshes of Plum Island Estuary are among those predicted by scientists to submerge during the next century under conservative projections of sea-level rise.

Location: Rowley, MA, USA

Date Taken: October 2006

Photographer: Matthew Kirwan
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Photographer Organization: USGS

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Dimensions: 1024 x 768
Resolution: 72 dpi

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