This book will help you explore the origins of coastal features, such as barrier islands, sand beaches and coastal dunes. It unravels the wonderful mystery of how the extensive Georgia salt marshes evolved. Furthermore, it explains the changing face of the coastline through deposition and erosion during major storms. The key ecological resources are described in detail for each of the major subdivisions of the coast. This general treatment of the coastal geology and ecology of Georgia will help you understand this exceptional coast through a delightful and completely comprehensible narrative.
Two legendary coastal geologists tell their stories of discovery and fascination through engaging conversation, richly illustrated original diagrams, photographs, and satellite imagery that paints a truly complete picture of a complex topic smoothly distilled from the scientific literature and personal observations along the Georgia Coast.
Every coastal resident and visitor should have a copy of this book. It will help you discover new places to visit and "see" familiar places with new insights and appreciation.
8.5"x11", 299 pages, quality perfect bound edition, illustrated.
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