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estuaries

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Regions of interaction between rivers and near-shore ocean waters, where tidal action and river flow mix fresh and salt water. These brackish water ecosystems shelter and feed marine life, birds, and wildlife.. [EPA Terms of Environment http://www.epa.gov/OCEPAterms/]

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Date of creation
20-Nov-2007
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20-Nov-2007
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