Document Type

Report

Department/Program

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Publication Date

1977

Abstract

The Windmill Point marsh development site is a 9.3-ha dredged material island located in the James River, 0.4 km west of Windmill Point, Prince George County, Virginia. The marsh site construction began in November 1974 and continued in conjunction with r9utine maintenance dredging through February 1975. The island, at the completion of construction, consisted of a sand dike forming a rectangular perimenter 152 x 396 m, occupying 1.2 ha above mean high water, confining an area about 5.7 ha of which 4.9 ha was intertidal substrate composed of dike and dredged material.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.25773/fx8k-er66

Keywords

Dredging spoil -- Environmental aspects -- Virginia -- Windmill Point, Constructed wetlands -- Virginia -- Windmill Poin

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