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Tag: Beach of the Month

Cemeteries in the Sea; By William J. Neal & Orrin H. Pilkey

Cemeteries in the Sea; By William J. Neal & Orrin H. Pilkey

Cemeteries by the sea are silent sentinels. Like lighthouses and coastal fortifications, they bear dates of former times when they were on high and dry land. By William J. Neal and Orrin H. Pilkey.

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Washaway Beach, Cape Shoalwater; By Eddie Jarvis

Washaway Beach, Cape Shoalwater; By Eddie Jarvis

Despite its relative anonymity, Cape Shoalwater, Washington is the fastest eroding stretch of land on the west coast, maybe even the entire Western Hemisphere.

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Anclote Key, Florida; By Richard A. Davis, Jr

Anclote Key, Florida; By Richard A. Davis, Jr

Anclote Key is a wave-dominated barrier island on the Gulf peninsular coast of Florida near Tarpon Springs. It lies about 4 km from the mainland and is in the State Park system of Florida. Because of its relatively remote location and the fact that it must be accessed by boat, the barrier is pristine as Florida barriers go.

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Glacial Outwash Plain Shoreline, South-Central Iceland; By Albert C. Hine, Jon C. Boothroyd & Dag Nummedal

Glacial Outwash Plain Shoreline, South-Central Iceland; By Albert C. Hine, Jon C. Boothroyd & Dag Nummedal

Iceland is an island hot-spot built up by abnormally high volcanic activity on the North Atlantic mid-ocean ridge probably resulting from a mantle plume that detached from the Earth’s outer core/mantle boundary millions of years ago.

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An Ancient Beach With Modern Subway Cars- 16 Fathoms Down To Take This Train; By Art Trembanis, Nicole Raineault & Carter DuVal

An Ancient Beach With Modern Subway Cars- 16 Fathoms Down To Take This Train; By Art Trembanis, Nicole Raineault & Carter DuVal

It used to require a ticket to ride the Redbird line of subway cars but now you’ll need a set of SCUBA gear to ride these trains. Over 900 New York City subway cars sit on the seafloor, just 16.5 nautical miles (19 mi) from the Delaware shore…

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Gloucester Point Beach, Virginia; By Carl Hobbs

Gloucester Point Beach, Virginia; By Carl Hobbs

Gloucester Point Beach, Virginia, is a small, community beach on the north shore of the York River estuary a few kilometers upstream from Chesapeake Bay.

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Rømø Island, Denmark; By Andrew Cooper

Rømø Island, Denmark; By Andrew Cooper

The beach at Rømø is 10 kilometres long and up to 2km wide. A particularly impressive feature of the beach is the annual Kite Festival(Dragefestival) on the first weekend of September. During the festival hundreds of brightly coloured kites of all shapes and sizes are flown on the beach, taking advantage of the persistent westerly winds.

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Cape Espenberg, Alaska; By Owen K. Mason

Cape Espenberg, Alaska; By Owen K. Mason

Cape Espenberg lies on the Arctic Circle at the terminus of a 30 km long mainland attached beach ridge plain at the northern limit of Seward Peninsula, in western Alaska.

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Caladesi Island, Florida; By Tonya D. Clayton

Caladesi Island, Florida; By Tonya D. Clayton

Caladesi Island is a small, sandy island perched just off Florida’s sunny west coast. As one of the area’s few undeveloped barrier islands, Caladesi sports a beautiful beach and a rare virgin stand of South Florida slash pine. Sand dunes, a maritime oak forest, and tangled mangrove swamps round out the scenery.

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