St. Augustine: storm waves wipe out dune, open new inlet

Beach near St. Augustine, FL before and after Hurricane Matthew

Detailed Description

Low-altitude oblique photography taken before Hurricane Matthew (Sept. 6, 2014) and after (Oct. 13, 2016) shows the storm cut a new inlet between the Atlantic Ocean and the Matanzas River, stripping away a 3.7 meter (12-foot) dune and carrying sand into the estuary.


Image Dimensions: 1000 x 1033

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US