The Dunes Historical

The Dunes Historical (HM1V3Y)

Location: Cape Charles, VA 23310 Northampton County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 10.055', W 75° 59.208'

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Kiptopeke State Park

An ever-changing dynamic ecosystem, established dune ridges make up the backbone of the Eastern Shore. Over time, tides and wind cause sand to accumulate creating sand dunes. Intense storms and human impacts can cause erosion to the fragile dune system. Please used boardwalks and do not climb high dunes.

(upper right) Normal beach shape, calm conditions; Beach erosion during a storm; Beach and dune repair after storm.

Beach Combing
· Observe wildlife in its natural habitat whenever possible
· Release any wildlife you have caught for closer observation
· Release wildlife in the same exact spot where you caught it
· Take photographs, make drawings, or write in a journal rather than take a specimen with you
· Clean up any litter and volunteer for beach clean-up activities
· Follow fishing regulations and license requirements
· Remember, permits are required for collection of any plants or animals.
HM NumberHM1V3Y
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Date Added Monday, October 17th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 412390 N 4113919
Decimal Degrees37.16758333, -75.98680000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 10.055', W 75° 59.208'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 10' 3.3" N, 75° 59' 12.48" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 30100-30132 Dutton Ln, Cape Charles VA 23310, US
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