Croatan Sound

By: Rebekah Huey

Croatan sound separates Roanoke Island and the towns Wanchese and Manteo from the mainland, which creates the island itself.

Image and information from: http://www.outerbanks.com/croatan-sound.html

What is the importance of Estuaries.

Estuaries provide economic, cultural, and ecological benefits to the community. Along with delivering invaluable ecosystem services, they protect habitats.

Information from: http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/kits/estuaries/estuaries02_economy.html

Image from: http://garrettfisher.me/flight-nc-outer-banks-fog/

What kind of plants and animals live in the Croatan Sound?

  • Dolphins
  • Towering pines
  • pelicans
  • ibises
  • herons.
Image from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pelican

Information from: http://www.outerbanks.com/croatan-sound.html