Leaving the flat, we struck North-North-East for four miles, and came to a salt marsh about half a mile wide, which we crossed.
"The salt marsh at the end of the cove," answered the lightkeeper.
Dana states that in 1845 another earthquake occurred in this district which converted Sindree Lake into a salt marsh.
It was raining, the long stretches of salt marsh were windswept and brown and bleak.
The salt marsh lying within the limits of the city of Newark covers an area of about 3,500 acres.
At the west stretched a salt marsh, of great value to a plantation.
It was a piece of upland called by the Indians, an island with salt marsh lying between it and the Hill.
And what do you think of that modest leg of salt marsh mutton?
Nest a ball of woven flags and grasses, lined with cat-tail down, and attached to rushes in salt marsh over two feet of water.
Fine high hills and ranges to the north; a salt marsh and low ranges to the east and South-East.
|salt marsh |
A marsh in which the water is saline, especially a coastal wetland that has halophyte vegetation and is regularly flooded at high tide. Coastal salt marshes help to preserve the shoreline by accommodating storm tides.