The Albemarle-Pamlico Peninsula

The Albemarle-Pamlico  is the second largest estuary in the Unites States. It contains 8 sounds, 6 rivers, and 3,000 square miles of open water!

 

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Fun Facts About Estuaries

 

Estuaries may also be called...

bayous 

lagoons

bays 

sounds

bays 

bayous