Groyne and Shadow - Pawleys Island, SC

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A groyne is a wooden, concrete, or rock structure built to maintain the beach and protect the land behind by trapping sediments and forcing tidal currents further offshore. They are one of the most common forms of coastal defense.
However, as with any man-made change to nature, there are tradeoffs. Many people view them as making the coastline unnatural and ugly. Further more, even though they protect the beach upon which they are built, they may accelerate erosion on beaches downdrift.

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  • Patrick .

    Patrick . (Deleted) gave props (5 Mar 2008):

    Great B&W!

  • Slimeface

    Slimeface said (4 Apr 2008):

    Cool shot! Voted.
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  • Steve Hogle

    Steve Hogle gave props (6 Apr 2008):

    Gorgeous light!

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (16 Jul 2008):

    Awesome image - I'd vote for it in ANY category

  • John Cook

    John Cook said (23 Jul 2008):

    Eric,
    Nice shot, good perspective.

  • Helena Cole

    Helena Cole gave props (9 Aug 2008):

    Awesome

  • Terry Hamilton

    Terry Hamilton gave props (4 Nov 2008):

    Nice shot

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