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Beach After the Storm

December 3, 2012

Last year I was in the Hamptons when Hurricane Irene hit. While the damage to the city was minimal, Long Island was hit hard. While the beaches seemed to be smoothed over or wiped flat last year, the waters seemed to rise much higher this year when Sandy hit.
The greatest difference between last year and this one, as far as the beaches go, was that in certain places the water eroded the sand so much that there was a 10-20 drop to get onto the beach itself.
The storm winds pulled rocks onto the beach and the water created different textures and layers of sand. While some parts of the sand seemed to be raked like a Japanese rock garden, others seemed like they now resembled rock formations which had been eroded by the water over hundreds of years.




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