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Kure Beach

Kure Beach is a high density recreational beach with oceanfront sand erosion. A short term solution to this problem is beach renourishment. These photos show Kure Beach being renourished. Is this the type of sediment you would like to lay your beach blanket on?

Here is a video clip of beach renourishment from a nearby beach(4.3 MB).

Click on a thumbnail photo to view a full screen image.


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