A strong ocean storm has sent wave and sand overwash and debris over the dunes, clearing the vegetation almost to the salt marsh on the bay side of Assateague Island.

Ocean overwash area

A strong ocean storm has sent wave and sand overwash and debris over the dunes, clearing the vegetation almost to the salt marsh on the bay side of Assateague Island.

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Author(s)Jane Hawkey
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2011-06-29
AlbumProcesses > Physical
TypePhoto
Project(s)Assateague Island National Seashore Climate Change
Dimensions1280 x 853
Filesize1 MB
Number of Downloads45
Filetype(s) JPG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionJane Hawkey, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)