Mapmakers Can’t Keep Up With Louisiana’s Disappearing Coastline

March 15, 2014 at 2:42 PM Leave a comment

Here’s the article,

Louisiana’s Coastline Is Disappearing Too Quickly for Mappers to Keep Up

and here’s one of the astonishing photos.  Amazing:

Louisiana coastline

The area south of the town of Buras, Louisiana, in 1990 (left) and today (right). NOAA has retired the names English Bay, Bay Jacquin, and Scofield Bay, acknowledging the vast water that now separates Buras from the barrier along Pelican Island (NOAA Chart 11358). (Image via TheAtlanticCities.com)

 

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