North Carolina Division of Coastal Management Metadata

Historic North Carolina Oceanfront Shorline (1940 to 1962)

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Description Spatial Attributes

Theme: Shoreline, Wet/Dry Shoreline, Erosion Rate, Oceanfront

This is a wet/dry oceanfront shoreline for the northern most portion of North Carolina oceanfront.  At the time of this study (2003), these data were considered most consistent and best available.  It represents a historic location of a shoreline segment derived from historic photography ranging in dates from 1940 to 1962.

For use in determining long-term average annual erosion rates


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Time period for which the data is relevant

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