Figure 7. At Sand Beach, Mount Desert Island, shoreline changes are benign. View of Sand Beach (left) shows a gently inclined beach surface. October, 1983, view of Sand Beach (right) depicts an erosion scarp 1.5 meters high following an early fall storm. This beach, which is largely made of shell fragments, changes in appearance but remains in the same place over time. Click on the photos for larger images.
Last updated on October 6, 2005