Erosion Threatens Barrier Islands

Off the east coast of southern Georgia lies Jekyll Island, whose natural beauty has lured people to its shores for decades. But the sands of this barrier island have been shifting. On the south side the beach is actually accumulating sand, brought in by the tide. But the shore on the north side of the island is being washed away. "It was a very beautiful beach," David Egan of the Initiative to Protect Jekyll Island Park said of the dissolving land. Egan has lived on Jekyll Island for four...Full Story
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