Shoreline Changes and Sediment Redistribution at Palmyra Atoll (Equatorial Pacific Ocean): 1874–Present

@inproceedings{Collen2009ShorelineCA,
  title={Shoreline Changes and Sediment Redistribution at Palmyra Atoll (Equatorial Pacific Ocean): 1874–Present},
  author={John D. Collen and David W. Garton and Jonathan P. A. Gardner},
  year={2009}
}
Abstract Reef islands of Palmyra Atoll in the northern Line Islands, equatorial Pacific Ocean, underwent mainly minor natural changes in shape and size between 1874 and 1940. Many major changes occurred between 1940 and 1945 when military construction created a dredged channel into the lagoon, enlarged several islands, joined most islands around the lagoon system into a continuous roadway, constructed a causeway separating two lagoons, and created several new islands. Overall, land area… 

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