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Coastal Erosion on Maui, Hawaii

Caption: This is an example of chronic coastal erosion threatening a building on the island of Maui. Higher average rates of erosion on Maui are due in part to higher rates of localized sea level rise compared to nearby Oahu Island.

Credit: Zoe Norcross-Nuu

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