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.


Image Dimensions: 1985 x 1388

Location Taken: Cedar Island, VA, US


Original images from Google Earth