There are many different types of coasts that exist throughout the United States. The south shore of Long Island has a unique types of coast known as a barrier beach. Barrier beaches are long narrow land forms that are composed of sand and other lose sediments. These sediments are brought together by the actions of waves, currents and storm surges. Barrier beaches are subject to constant changes by the same forces. Sand is constantly eroded in one area an deposited in another. Barrier coasts are important for a number of reasons; they protect the mainland of Long Island from the open ocean and flooding during storms, for recreational use and the unique ecosystems which exist on barrier
A leisurely ride on a Washington State Ferry from Anacortes gives you a view of the island's beauty, with a choice of stops - Lopez Island, Orcas Island, Shaw Island or Friday Harbor of San Juan Island.
By identifying the sediment size at each station allows the amount of long shore drift happening at each stage of the beach to be assessed and evaluated. If the size of the rocks decrease in size closer to the harbour arm, it will help prove my hypothesis
Cronulla Beach is a popular tourist attraction and attracts many beachgoers from all over Sydney. It is located on a southern Sydney peninsular, surrounded by Botany Bay to the north, Bate Bay to the east, Port Hacking to the south, and Gunnamatta Bay to the west.
Mission San Luis historical site located in Tallahassee,Florida. It was a home to the Apalachee Indians. The Apalachee Indians were some of the most advanced tribes in all of Florida. They grew several crops such as maize and squash. Women did most of the farming, while men hunted and children grew up learning right beside them. The Apalachee were a very organized society.
Imagine yourself as a young cowboy that has just received a telegram from a man you met during your time in North Dakota. This man was Theodore Roosevelt telling you that he was going to resign as Assistant Secretary of the Navy and help form the 1st U.S Volunteer Cavalry to fight those rotten Spaniards down in Cuba. Being the striking young man that you are you take up his offer and head down to Texas where this new unit will be training for the harsh environment of Cuba. Training in Texas went great, you and everyone else loaded onto a train headed to Tampa Bay Florida expecting to be there in about 4 days. Just as planned you and the other members of the 1st U.S Volunteer Cavalry arrived in Tampa on time. Now is when the unexpected finally hits, the ships that were to carry all of the men and all the horses will in fact not hold all the men, let alone the horses. You sadly had to get the short straw and were forced to be one of the unlucky men that have to stay in the U.S and take care of all the
As a parent, you are surely disheartened to watch your teenager struggling with addiction. Dealing with the situation is difficult because your teenager has not yet developed the capability of completely under standing the dangers related to their behavior. Many times, it falls on you as the loving parent to be the one to find them the help they need. When your child is ready, you should take the time to seek out the right teenage drug addiction treatment center.
First Coast, also known as Northeast Florida, is located on the Atlantic coast, comprising of five counties surrounding Jacksonville: Duval, Baker, Clay, Nassau and St. Johns. It extends past the southern end of Anastasia Island to Marineland. The name “First Coast” originally appeared in a marketing campaign in the 1980s, and has its origins as the first area of Florida to be colonized by Europeans. Ponce De Leon is believed to have landed in the First Coast region during the early 1500s on his first expedition. In the 1560s, the French established the colony of Fort Caroline in what is today Jacksonville. First Coast is not only known for its historical significance, but it is also the state’s best-kept secret as vacationers paradise, that
It was surely a proud day when your child went off to college. One can only imagine the concern and disappointment you felt when you discovered they were dealing with an addiction. Many people will immediately point to and place the blame on the party environment typically found on college campuses. The reality is your child may be dealing with some deep-rooted personal problems that often leads to excessive drinking and using. At this point, you might be coming to the realization that alcohol rehab in Florida is something you need to start considering.
Emerald Bay is located in the Northwestern side of Catalina Island. Catalina is 46.9 miles from Los Angeles. Catalinas climate has very warm summers, but their winters can get to 48 degrees Fahrenheit. Some plants in Catalina include Cattail, Fire Poppys, and Gum Trees. Some animals that are also common in Catalina, are Bison, and Deer. There are many wonderful things you can do at this camp.
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There was a wildfire in northern California’s Big Sur coastline. It had spanned over 42 square miles and firefighters have been fighting to put the fire out before it spreads; damaging more homes. As of now 34 homes have been destroyed, individuals had to evacuate 350 properties, and the flames have threatened approximately 2000 buildings. There have been two reported deaths as a result of the fire; and 11 hikers were rescued. Firefighters have suspected that some of the hikers were responsible for tending to a marijuana patch of 900 plants. Marijuana is illegal to grow and can only be used for medicinal purposes. The California fire and forestry department had stated that, “it would take until the end of August to extinguish a blaze”. In the
Everything starts to happen on December 1941 in there house in Ocean Park, California. Ocean Park is a small little town that is kind of by Santa Monica, a lot of the people that life there make their living by fishing, and eating what they catch.
A coastal plain is a low flat surface that is a part of the coast of the Atlantic ocean. This area takes up almost half of the whole state of North Carolina. Here you get all four seasons, and sometimes you can see it snow on the beach while it can also get to 100 degrees The Outer Banks is made of three parts. This includes the Tidewater, Outer banks, and the Inner Coastal Plains. The outer banks is about 175 miles long and consists of many barrier islands. Barrier islands are thin islands separated from shore by sounds. A sound is a narrow, large body of water that separates the two parts of land. Some of the islands include Hattera,Oracoke, and Bodie islands. Though these islands are major vacation spots in North Carolina they include
Do you already have your summer vacation plans nailed down? If not, the Mendocino Coast is a trip you should add to your list. For the more spontaneous, tuck this spot away for a future spur-of-the-moment daycation. Either way, you’ll be delighted when you go as there is much to see and do.