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Published by The Center, Available from National Technical Information Service in Fort Belvoir, Va, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Victor Goldsmith, Susan C. Sturm, and George R. Thomas ; prepared for U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, Coastal Engineering Research Center
SeriesMiscellaneous report -- no. 77-12., Miscellaneous report (Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)) -- no. 77-12.
ContributionsSturm, Susan C., Thomas, George R., 1946-, Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination185 p. :
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24359002M
OCLC/WorldCa3618638

Geologic units in Virginia Beach City, Virginia. Tabb Formation; Lynnhaven Member (Quaternary) at surface, covers 46 % of this area. Lynnhaven Member (Johnson, ). Pebbly and cobbly, fine to coarse gray sand grades upward into clayey and silty fine sand and sandy silt; locally, at base of unit, medium to coarse cross-bedded sand and clayey.


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Eroded Oceanfront sand migrates north; Fort Story and Cape Henry are among the region’s biggest gainers of new ground. Accretion causes the beach to become wider. Opposite of Erosion.

Accretion begins with sand deposition on shore, from the movement of the waves, tides and longshore current. Some sand is then dried out by the wind and sunlight, allowing it to be blown to other areas of the beach by the prevailing winds. Sand is the major component in accretion.

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