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The Oxford Companion to the Earth

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2003
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Science and technology, Earth Sciences and Geography
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An estuary is a transitional zone between a river and the sea as represented by a shallow marine shelf or ...

Estuaries

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Encyclopedia of Global Change

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2005

Estuaries are places where rivers meet the sea. They can be defined as the lower portion of the river or ...

Estuaries

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The Oxford Companion to Global Change

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2009

An estuary is the lower portion of the river or an arm of the sea, where saline sea water is ...

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