Some interesting facts about salt marshes include that they are flooded and drained a number of times every day by saltwater. These coastal environments have variations in their water level based on the tide. The ground ... More » Science Earth Science Landforms

The Bonneville Salt Flats is a salt pan managed by the Bureau of Land Management. It is located in Tooele County in northwestern Utah and is part of the Great Salt Lake Desert. More » Geography

Shrimp are among the most numerous animals that live in the ocean. Their habitats range all over the world, as they are one of the most versatile species on the planet, able to live in just about any water as long as the... More » Pets & Animals Marine Life
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Most existing valleys have been formed by geological conditions that happened thousands of years ago. Rivers and streams are responsible for forming most of the modern valleys. The flowing waters cut valleys in "V" or "U... More » Science Earth Science Landforms states that the average temperature of an ocean biome, which is made of saltwater, is 39 degrees Fahrenheit. The temperature of ocean biomes changes depending on the depth of the water, the wind and the... More » Science Earth Science Landforms

New Brunswick, Canada, located northeast of Maine, has some of the warmest saltwater beaches, highest tides and largest whirlpools in Canada. Despite its far north location, the saltwater beaches are warmer than anywhere... More » Geography Canada