Roanoke Sound

North Carolina Estuaries

Where is Roanoke Sound Located? and Why are Estuaries important?

The Roanoke Sound is located in Nags Head North Carolina. Estuaries are important, because they provide vital nesting and feeding habitats for aquatic plants and animals.

Animals found in the Roanoke Sound

Threats to Estuaries?

Estuaries are one of the coastal areas most at risk because of human activities. Some of the risk factors are population growth and people building near or in the Estuaries.

Plants Found in the Roanoke Sound

Bodies of water that flow into the Roanoke Sound

Pictures of the Roanoke Sound

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