New Jersey Coastal Quiz
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- The distance of a beachwalk along the New
Jersey Coast, from Sandy Hook to Cape May, is ___ miles.
(a) 12.7 (b) 127
- A "beach" is composed of
(e) all of these
- A "beach" extends from the crest
of the sand dunes to
(a) the shoreline
(b) waters thirty feet deep
(c) the first sand bar
- The average height above sea-level for a
typical barrier beach is ___ feet.
(a) 10 (b) 5 (c)
- When a beach is "restored", "replenished"
or "renourished" with sand, the amount that is typically
replaced is ___ of what exists in a "natural" beach.
(a) 50% (b) 5%
- Most of the erosion and damage along the
coast is caused by
(c) rising sea level
- In a coastal storm, most deaths are attributed
- Barrier beaches comprise ___ of New Jersey's
(a) 20% (b) 1%
- The real estate value of New Jersey's beach
areas comprises ___ of the total value in the state.
(a) 1% (b) 20%
- According to Charles Kurault, "What
is called the beach everywhere else, is called the ___ in New
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