Beach Morphology and Coastal Changes at Selected Sites, Mainland Nova Scotia, Issue 12; Issue 85
In 1981 a network of shoreline survey stations was established atsixteen shore bluff sites and seventeen beaches along themainland coast of Nova Scotia. In addition, the physicalcharacteristics and recent evolution for eight of the beacheswere documented and a complete bibliography of previous coastalresearch along mainland Nova Scotia was compiled. All of theshores examined, with the exception of Waterside Beach onNorthumberland Strait, exhibit signs of landward retreat.
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