Flora & Fauna

Flora & Fauna (HM2M8T)

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N 38° 52.407', W 76° 59.036'

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Over the past 400 years, the Anacostia watershed has changed from a lush, diverse ecosystem to one shaped by trade, agriculture and a rapidly expanding population. In the 1700s, forests were cleared to make way for crop cultivation, which caused sedimentation that clogged the river and ports.

Today, key species included the great blue heron, osprey, turtles, frogs, eels, snakes, beavers, fox, deer and bald eagles.
HM NumberHM2M8T
Placed ByThe Kresge Foundation, 11th Street Bridge Park, BBAR, 8 Arts & Culture
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Date Added Saturday, October 26th, 2019 at 8:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 327894 N 4304603
Decimal Degrees38.87345000, -76.98393333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 52.407', W 76° 59.036'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 52' 24.42" N, 76° 59' 2.1600000000001" W
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