TITLE

Database

PUB. DATE
June 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;6/15/92, Vol. 112 Issue 23, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents statistics on shoreline in the United States. Includes: The number of mileage of shoreline in the US; Portion of the US shoreline, excluding Alaska, that is privately owned; The number of pounds of garbage collected per mile of beach last year; The number of syringes collected from US beaches last year; The percentage of women who say they have skinny-dipped in a mixed group; More.
ACCESSION #
9206151654

 

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