Hurricane Sandy leveled dunes and moved sediment into the estuary

An aerial image of a barrier island showing sediment that has been eroded from dunes and beach and redeposited into the estuary.

Detailed Description

Hurricane Sandy leveled dunes and moved eroded sediment from the dunes and beach across the island and into the estuary (Great South Bay) at Fire Island, NY.

Details

Image Dimensions: 3008 x 1960

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Fire Island, NY, US

Credits

U.S. Geological Survey