Sandy Severely Eroded Block Island Beach

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When superstorm Sandy struck the region last October, Block Island luckily received just a glancing blow. But a study of the island’s Mansion Beach shows the storm eroded the beach by a whopping 33 feet, according to an article in the Block Island Times.

A major question is whether the dunes will rebuild seaward, or whether this year’s loss of seashore is irreversible.

Read more: Block Island Times