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Coastal Erosion on Cape Cod: Some Questions and Answers

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Figure 2. Map of Cape Cod showing shores undergoing erosion (cliffed sections) and shores characterized by marine deposition (barriers). Although the barriers are sites of marine deposition, in the long run, the ocean shore will retreat as the barrier keeps pace with the erosion of cliffed shorelines and as they adjust to sea-level rise.

Figure 2. Map of Cape Cod showing shores undergoing erosion (cliffed sections) and shores characterized by marine deposition (barriers). Figure 2. Map of Cape Cod showing shores undergoing erosion (cliffed sections) and shores characterized by marine deposition (barriers). Figure 2. Map of Cape Cod showing shores undergoing erosion (cliffed sections) and shores characterized by marine deposition (barriers).

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