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salt marsh

n.
An area of low coastal grassland frequently overflowed by the tide.

salt marsh

n
(Physical Geography) an area of marshy ground that is intermittently inundated with salt water or that retains pools or rivulets of salt or brackish water, together with its characteristic halophytic vegetation

salt′ marsh`


n.
a marshy tract that is wet with salt water or flooded by the sea.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.salt marsh - low-lying wet land that is frequently flooded with saltwater
fenland, marsh, marshland, fen - low-lying wet land with grassy vegetation; usually is a transition zone between land and water; "thousands of acres of marshland"; "the fens of eastern England"
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Entirely surrounding us is a great salt marsh, which protects us from invasion by land, while the rugged and ofttimes vertical topography of our mountain renders the landing of hostile airships a precarious undertaking.
Kline had decided to test octenol--an ingredient in cows' breath--on salt marsh mosquitoes.
Inwood Hill Park: Located at the northern tip of Manhattan, the forest features the last salt marsh in the borough and stands of red oak and tulip trees on its steep, rocky slopes.
Martinez' Peyton Slough and its surrounding ecosystem are flourishing even sooner than expected as the salt marsh in the midst of an industrial complex returns to its natural conditions of decades ago.
The Tuckerton Peninsula forms a large expanse (~2,000 ha) of highly inundated Spartina alterniflora salt marsh habitat along the southern New Jersey coast.
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced that it has been awarded a $500,000 a federal research grant to lead a nation-wide study examining strategies to enhance salt marsh resilience against the effects of climate change.
TSX Venture: BFF) (OTCQB: SSMLF) (Frankfurt: A2AFBV) has acquired by staking the Humboldt Salt Marsh playa located in Dixie Valley, Churchill County, Nevada, the company said.
Humboldt Salt Marsh occupies the central part of the playa and is about 10 km north-south and 6 km east-west.
Salt marsh ecosystems are attractive resources for terrestrial consumers if adapted for their harsh environmental conditions.
Salt Marsh Lamb and Mint Hand Cooked Crisps, [euro]2.
While comparable estimates of loss rates in southern California are limited, it is likely that salt marsh loss in the region is considerably higher than the global average.
The number of plots surveyed in Salt Marsh stratum, which typically require boats and take more time to complete, was increased by approximately one-third.