Holgate Aerial.png

aerial map shows a developed and armored, unmoving shoreline, while the lower, sandy half of the island is set back, able to move with the tides

Holgate Aerial.png

Long Beach Island’s shoreline drastically shifts when left to follow the tidal regime, as it has been at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge.
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US Fish and Wildlife Service
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Public Domain