Mud flat and bay, Atlantic coast of Florida

This shoreline in southern Florida may resemble the environment that
produced the coal, limestone, and shaly beds of the Mulberry
Member at I-170. The marshy areas here will probably produce coaly
sediment. The area immediately offshore in this location is inhabited
by molluscs (some of the dark patches in the water are oyster "banks"),
and will likely give rise to dark-colored, fossiliferous shale with lenses
of skeletal limestone.

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