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Sampling Site GCE9 (Rockdedundy Island)

Site Description  

Name: Rockdedundy Island

Location: Georgia, USA

Description: Lower estuary tidal creek and marsh site at Rockdedundy Island west of Wolf Island. A hydrographic sonde is deployed approximately 2km from this site in the Altamaha River near Rockdedundy Island, attached to the US Coast Guard Daymarker 201 pilings.

Access Information: Access by boat at the mouth of Crooked Creek via the Intracoastal Waterway. (Ownership: Georgia DNR)

Restrictions: Duck hunts may be conducted in September and November-February, so use caution (contact Bob Monroe, supervisor for Coastal Management Region 7, at 912-263-3173 for information)

Vegetation: Low marsh is tall Spartina alterniflora, high marsh has a small amount of medium Spartina alterniflora and lots of Juncus. Some hammocks with upland vegetation.

Fauna: Littoraria present and very large.

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Corner Latitude, Longitude (deg)


31.339173, -81.346730
31.358142, -81.346730
31.358142, -81.326495
31.339173, -81.326495

Polygon Area:  251.09 hectares

Polygon Center:  31.348796, -81.335514

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959, OCE-1237140 and OCE-1832178. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.