Coastal Erosion is Washing Away Our Archaeological Footprint, LA

Posted In Erosion, Inform
Nov
22

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As Louisiana coastline is lost through the combined processes of erosion and subsidence, archaeological sites that were once situated on land erode-away with it and end up submerged, damaged or destroyed fully…

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Lost Louisiana: The Race to Reclaim Vanished Land Back From The Sea, Guardian UK (10-15-2014)

Gulf Eats Away at Coast Outside Levee-Protected New Orleans, (09-14-2015)
In the past century, more than 1,880 square miles of Louisiana land has turned into open water — an area nearly the size of Delaware. And the loss continues unabated, with an estimated 17 square miles disappearing on average each year…

Louisiana’s Moon Shot, Propublica (12-09-2014)

Oral Histories Capture Impact of Eroding Louisiana Coast, AP / KSL (11-08-2014)

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