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[A 1950's view of the road to Captiva. It runs along the Gulf of Mexico shore]

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Date Issued:
1963
Abstract/Description:
The road to Captiva was threatened by erosion as it ran at water's edge along the Gulf of Mexico. Erosional forces increased in the 1920s with hurricane action, until much of the island had been eaten away, and in the late 1980s beach renourishment was initiated to slow the problem. Many other potential remedies were tried, such as the "dog-leg" groins running perpendicular to the shore in this photo.
Title: [A 1950's view of the road to Captiva. It runs along the Gulf of Mexico shore].
Type of Resource: still image
Genre: picture
Print, Photographic
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 1963
Date Issued: 1963
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: 1 Photograph :
Language(s): eng
Abstract/Description: The road to Captiva was threatened by erosion as it ran at water's edge along the Gulf of Mexico. Erosional forces increased in the 1920s with hurricane action, until much of the island had been eaten away, and in the late 1980s beach renourishment was initiated to slow the problem. Many other potential remedies were tried, such as the "dog-leg" groins running perpendicular to the shore in this photo.
Identifier: SW00001605 (IID), AAB4399^^QF^, 47499 (digitool), fgcu:21724 (fedora)
Note(s): Digitized as part of the Digitizing Southwest Florida Heritage Project. This project has been funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Florida Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services
Title supplied by cataloger.
Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2004. Mode of access: World Wide Web. Identifier: SW00001605 Electronic version created 2004, State University System of Florida.
Southwest Florida Library Network in collaboration with the Sanibel Public Library.
Subject(s): Groins (Shore protection)
Sanibel Island (Fla.) -- History
Sanibel (Fla.)
Captiva Island (Fla.)
Sanibel -- 1263700
Lee County -- 12071
Captiva Island -- 12071
dog-leg groins
Captiva Drive
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Owner Institution: FGCU