Maine is known for its rockbound coast and pristine shoreline. Yet there is more to this shore than rocky cliffs. This book describes the origin of the more common "soft coast" of eroding bluffs, sand beaches, and salt marshes. A central theme is the formation of the present shoreline during the current ongoing rise in sea level and the ways in which coastal residents can best cope with the changes to come. Although it is not widely known, Maine is experiencing a rapid, uneven drowning of its shore at the same time that ...

Living with the Coast of Maine 1998, Duke University Press, North Carolina

ISBN-13: 9780822308850

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Living with the Coast of Maine 1989, Duke University Press, North Carolina

ISBN-13: 9780822308645

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