Articles tagged "rapid beach erosion"

washed away irish beach reappears after 33 years again

Washed away Irish beach reappears after 33 years, again

A beach in the village of Dooagh on Achill Island, northwestern Ireland that vanished during a violent spring storm in 1984 has reappeared during a freak tide in April 2017 after hundreds of thousands of tons of sand were deposited on the shore, re-creating once...

May 09, 2017


Another rapid beach erosion event at Inskip Point, Australia

Months after a major 'sinkhole' swallowed a campsite near popular Rainbow Beach in Queensland, Australia, another rapid beach erosion event occurred in the same area on March 1, 2016. According to Queensland Parks and Wildlife, the activity started at the...

March 01, 2016

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Rapid beach erosion event leaves 100 meter (328 ft) wide hole in Queensland, Australia

A rapid beach erosion, known as a 'flow slide' has swallowed up a 100 m (328 feet) wide section of a beach in North Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia, locals reported on November 25, 2015. The beach, which is popular with fishermen, swimmers and...

November 27, 2015