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10 Endangered US Beach Towns Identified

The United States' Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico beaches draw millions of tourists a year and provide summer homes for many city dwellers.

But sands shift, and low-lying islands are at risk from the combined impact of sea level rise and hurricanes.

At the 2007 meeting of the Geological Society of America yesterday in Denver, Colorado, geologists listed some of the region's most endangered communities, as seen above.
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