Shoreline forms and shoreline dynamics

Robert Dolan, Bruce Hayden, Jeffrey Heywood, Linwood Vincent

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Abstract

Atlantic coast barrier-island shorelines are sinuous in plan view, with curvatures ranging in size from cusps to capes. The orientation of shoreline segments within the larger of these sinuous features (10 to 15 kilometers between apexes) is significantly related to shoreline dynamics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)49-51
Number of pages3
JournalScience
Volume197
Issue number4298
DOIs
StatePublished - 1977
Externally publishedYes

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