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Long-Term Shoreline Change of the Chandeleur Islands Barrier System, Louisiana: 1855 to 1989

@inproceedings{McBride1993LongTermSC,
  title={Long-Term Shoreline Change of the Chandeleur Islands Barrier System, Louisiana: 1855 to 1989},
  author={Randolph A. McBride and Matteson W. Hiland and Shea Penland and Karen A. Westphal and S. J. Williams},
  year={1993}
}
The Chandeleur Islands are the largest barrier island system along the Mississippi River delta plain, and are characterized by low-profile, washover-dominated barriers that are rapidly migrating landward. The barrier island system was divided into south and north Chandeleur Islands based on geomorphic characteristics. The south Chandeleur Islands are comprised of Breton, Grand Gosier, and Curlew Islands, while to the north, the islands include Chandeleur, Freemason, New Harbor, and North. The… 

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