Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Connecticut #2

Now that we know who was there in the very beginning let's see exactly where Connecticut is.

As you can see New York is to the West, Massachusetts to the North and Rhode Island to the East with a very large shore line with the Long Island Sound.  My daughter Ellie has a house on the North Fork and so I sometimes swim in the Long Island Sound.  It is an estuary, a place where saltwater from the ocean mixes with fresh water from rivers draining the land.  Estuaries are among the most productive ecosystems on Earth.  They serve as feeding, breeding, and nursery areas for many species that spend most of their adult lives in the ocean.

The Indians must have been very happy along these shores.