Little change in erosion on NC beaches

  • Posted: Tuesday, February 12, 2013 1:27 a.m.
    UPDATED: Tuesday, February 12, 2013 1:43 a.m.

Little change in erosion on NC beaches

ELIZABETH CITY (AP) — There has been little change in beach erosion patterns in North Carolina over the past seven years.


The Daily Advance of Elizabeth City reported a new report from the state Division of Coastal Management shows most beaches are eroding at about the same levels as usual.

Currituck County’s beaches receded anywhere from 2 to 7 feet along nearly 23 miles of the barrier island in 2011.

Ken Richardson with the coastal management division said that’s about the same as 2003.

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