The Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta is not a true delta, a place where a river fans out as it spills into the sea. Instead it’s an estuary, an inland water body where ocean and fresh flows mingle, one of the world’s richest ecosystems. At 1,300 square miles it is about the size of Rhode Island and has 1,100 miles of levees.
The Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta is not a true delta, a place where a river fans out as it spills into the sea. Instead it’s an estuary, an inland water body where ocean and fresh flows mingle, one of the world’s richest ecosystems. At 1,300 square miles it is about the size of Rhode Island and has 1,100 miles of levees. Manny Crisostomo The Sacramento Bee file
The Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta is not a true delta, a place where a river fans out as it spills into the sea. Instead it’s an estuary, an inland water body where ocean and fresh flows mingle, one of the world’s richest ecosystems. At 1,300 square miles it is about the size of Rhode Island and has 1,100 miles of levees. Manny Crisostomo The Sacramento Bee file

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