Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Cross section of Barrier Island

Detailed Description

An illustration, developed by Betsy Boynton for USGS, of a simplified cross-section of a barrier island. In the case of Cape Hatteras, the lagoon depicted in the illustration is actually the Pamlico-Albemarle Sound. 


Image Dimensions: 1140 x 683

Location Taken: US