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Assateague on the Move

Assateague, Chincoteague, and Wallops provide a rare example of overlapping barrier islands. All of them are constantly in motion.


NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Photo courtesy of Margaret Landis. Story by Michael Carlowicz.

Published October 8, 2019
Data acquired June 20, 1985 - June 2, 2019

Sources:
Landsat 5 > TM
Landsat 8 > OLI
Photograph