Beverly Sandy Shore

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About the Beverly Sandy Shore

Here identified as the Beverly littoral cell, this sandy 7 mile segment of Oregon's coastal shoreline extends from mileage Cape Foulweather to Yaquina Head. It is associated with the no major river mouth(s) and accompanying estuary.

The Beverly sandy shore lies within Lincoln County and makes up the shoreline fronting the communities of Newport. It consists of Bluff Backed and Dune Backed shoreline. Of this shoreline approximately 25.7% is urban and 14.3% is park. An unknown percentage of this stretch of sandy shoreline is hardened with shore protection structures. Predominant land uses include those typical of urban, ruralsettings.

Chronic coastal hazards for the Beverly sandy shore include ocean flooding and erosion and landsliding and sloughing. Catastrophic hazards include earthquakes, and the groundshaking, subsidence, landsliding, liquefaction, and tsunami that accompany them.

Key recreational facilities and cultural features include: Beverly Beach State Park and the Devils Punchbowl and Otter Crest.

Data for the Beverly Sandy Shore
[3 Records Listed]

Beverly Littoral Cell GIS Data
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[3 Records Listed]

Information provided by the Oregon Coastal Management Program

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