Monthly Archive: April 2012

A History of Marine Science in Escambia County

Pensacola has had a strong tie to the Gulf of Mexico and the bay since its settlement in 1559.  Most of the estuaries along the northern Gulf are drowned-river valleys.  This type of estuary tends to be very wide and very shallow.  They are basically depressions in the landscape that filled with ice-melt at the …

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