North Carolina Estuaries

Pamlico Sound

More about Pamlico

Pamlico is located along the North American East Coast. Pamlico is the largest estuary along the coast. Estuaries provide good foods and services that are economically indispensable; they are the nurseries of the sea.

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Plants and Animals

In the Pamlico sound there are Dolphins, whales, sea turtles, blue crab, shrimp, and many others.

What flows into Pamlico?

The three main rivers that flow into Pamlico is Pasquotank, Chowan, and Roanoke.

Threats to Pamlico

Even though our estuary is beautiful, it has it's downsides. Some of the threats to Pamlico is pollution.
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Water sheds are very important, because they keep the land from flooding and superate the bodies of water easily.
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