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November 27, 2019

Small stretch of ocean stirred a conservation movement

By PATRICK WHITTLE
Associated Press

SAVANNAH, Ga. — From the surface, these 22 square miles of water are unexceptional.

But dip beneath the surface — go down 60 or 70 feet — and you'll find a spectacular seascape. Sponges, barnacles and tube worms cover rocky ledges on the ocean floor, forming a “live bottom.”


 
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