Island in the Marsh: a hummock

Island in the Marsh: a hummock (HM1BPT)

Location: Grasonville, MD 21638 Queen Anne's County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 56.886', W 76° 13.734'

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Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center

Rising above the salt marsh is a wooded island called a hummock. Here, loblolly pine, bayberry, and holly take root in the drier soil and protect wildlife from the challenging conditions of the open marsh.

Who takes shelter in the hummock? *Deer and foxes hid in the undergrowth. *Red-bellied woodpeckers and northern flickers nest in the pines. *Bald eagles roost on high branches.
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HM NumberHM1BPT
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Placed ByChesapeake Bay Gateways Network
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Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 5:20am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 393507 N 4311735
Decimal Degrees38.94810000, -76.22890000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 56.886', W 76° 13.734'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 56' 53.16" N, 76° 13' 44.04" W
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Area Code(s)410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 610 Discovery Ln, Grasonville MD 21638, US
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