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Shifting shores : rising seas, retreating coastlines

Author: Jeff Hecht
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes the various factors that change the shape of coastlines including storms, natural erosion, and rising sea levels. Also discusses the future implications of these changes on coastal and low-lying centers of population and what can be done to protect the coastlines and slow the process of change.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Hecht
ISBN: 0684190877 9780684190877
OCLC Number: 20260373
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 151 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Jeff Hecht.

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Describes the various factors that change the shape of coastlines including storms, natural erosion, and rising sea levels. Also discusses the future implications of these changes on coastal and low-lying centers of population and what can be done to protect the coastlines and slow the process of change.

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