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Fish Pond (Geoform)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 244

Geoform Origin Anthropogenic
Geoform Fish Pond

Definition These are mostly enclosed basins, usually along the shore used to trap fish. During high tide they are open to the sea but as the tide recedes they become cut off to allow capture of the trapped fish. These features may be very old and have strong cultural and archaeological significance.