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University of Colorado at Boulder

Alaska Coastal Erosion

Caption: A new study led by the University of Colorado at Boulder indicates part of the northern Alaska coastline is eroding by up to 45 feet annually due to declining sea ice, warming seawater and increased wave activity.

Credit: Robert S. Anderson, University of Colorado

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