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Basin Geology - Geomorphology Contributors: Beall, Zganjar, Westphal, Penland
|Figure 41: Location map for Pass Manchac. |
| ||Riprap Armor |
Embankment or revetment along a shoreline reinforced by things thrown together without order in the form of broken concrete, concrete blocks, old pilings, rubble, etc. to resist erosion.
| ||Bulkhead |
A wood, steel, or concrete wall along a waterfront. Can be adjacent to the land as a retaining wall or separate from it as a seawall to provide wave protection and resist erosion.
| ||Swamp |
Any forested area normally subject to inundation through part of the growing season or with permanent or near-permanent standing water.
| ||Fresh Marsh |
Any unforested, vegetated area normally subject to inundation or tidal action at any time sufficient to support wetland-dependent, emergent vegetation with salinity less than 0.5 ppt.
| ||Swamp with Fresh Marsh |
An area of swamp at the shoreline that contains a fresh marsh (salinity less than 0.5 ppt) behind the shoreline.
| ||Bank |
Natural riverine or lacustrine bank with grass and trees.
|Figure 42: Shoreline types of pass Manchac. Based on Summer 1996 aerial video survey. (Click on a letter to see a photograph of the shoreline.) |
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