Ripples And Stones by Keith R Wahl, Made From RI Gallery
Ripples And Stones (Select the photo to see in a larger format)
Clear waters and the entrance of Narragansett Bay. The remarkable clarity of water found at the shore of Whale Rock Preserve reveals so much.
Among the revealed are stones of a variety of colors and textures. We have questioned this recent clarity and have wondered why this condition exists.
One reason for the cleanliness is the regular tidal current clearing these areas. We theorize that another reason is the relative recency of oyster and mussel farming. Oysters and mussels are bivalve water filters, cleaners, of water. Support for this theory is also the finding of eelgrass in various spots.
Now, our theories are from observation combined with a bit of knowledge. These are only backed by a handful of facts. But the clarity of the water is pleasant and undeniable.
Viewing rocks and stones in the water at Whale Rock Refuge in Narragansett, Rhode Island
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