TITLE

Town on the brink

PUB. DATE
December 1992
SOURCE
Yankee;Dec92, Vol. 56 Issue 12, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the impact of a continuing breakthrough of the Atlantic Ocean on North Beach, a barrier beach protecting Chatham, Mass., has had on the town's residents. How winter storms and summer hurricanes have changed North Beach; Predictions of a permanent break by Graham Giese, a coastal geologist from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute; Impact of the 1991 No-Name Storm; Damages to beach-front houses; Homeowners claim state isn't allowing them to protect their property, More.
ACCESSION #
9301103738

 

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