Shoreline evolution at Cedar Island, VA

Aerial photos from Cedar Island, VA from 1984 to 2020 show the island gradually retreating towards the mainland.

Detailed Description

Cedar Island is a barrier island experiencing rapid landward retreat. This animation shows aerial imagery from 1984 to 2020 and demonstrates that the barrier island has narrowed and is retreating towards land.

Details

Image Dimensions: 1985 x 1388

Location Taken: Cedar Island, VA, US

Credits

Original images from Google Earth