Barrier island evolution in response to sea-level rise: reply.

M. R. Rampino, J. E. Sanders

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The evidence for overstepping on the Long Island barriers that we presented is largely twofold: 1) preservation of backbarrier sequences on the modern shoreface, and 2) a lenticular body of sand about 7 km seaward of the modern barriers, which we interpret as a drowned barrier. We read nothing in Leatherman's discussion that refutes these lines of evidence. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1031-1033
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Sedimentary Petrology
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Environmental Science
  • General Earth and Planetary Sciences


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