Salt marsh facts for kids

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Culbin Salt Marsh - - 185128
A salt marsh in Scotland

A salt marsh is a piece of land, near the sea, which is flooded, at least occasionally. Salt marshes form a habitat for plants and animals that live there.

Map Halophytes
Distribution of important halophytes. Salt marshes are green, mangrove swamps are orange.
Salt pannes and pools high and low tide
Salt marsh during low tide, mean low tide, high tide and very high tide (spring tide).

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