Baltic See Coast Part 1

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Ecki
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Baltic See Coast Part 1

Post by Ecki »

Hello,

this spring I took my family to the baltic see.

This coast is active, its shape changes pretty fast. The sea brings sand and prolongs the land. Saltmedows develop and are a home for a lot of birds. Bays are pinched off from the sea and become lakes with no connection to the sea - thus changing into freshwater. The different landscapes that are so close to each other are simply stunning.

I was mainly interested in the moors and swamps as I collected samples to view with the microscope at home.

Most of the aera is a state park and closed for visitors.

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saltmedows - coast building in progress

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swamps - the water still tasts a bit salty

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swamps

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at the end of the swamps there are forests - with a lot a swamps and moors in between

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Everywhere are places like this where I collected samples

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former dunes - now forest

More in Part 2.

regards
Ecki

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