Cape Henlopen, DelawareCape: a piece of land jutting into a body of water beyond the rest of the coast line; a headland; a promontory. Delaware's coastline is constantly changing. The daily effects of wind, tidal currents, and wave action are reshaping and redesigning the outline of Delaware. Over time, a coastline may move landward or seaward due to changes in sea-level and the amount of sediment available offshore. One striking example of this movement on the East Coast is the constantly changing Cape Henlopen. The map and photographs show how the coastline has moved about one mile northward in less than 170 years.
|Placed By||Delaware State Parks|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 12:45am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 492020 N 4294063|
|Decimal Degrees||38.79528333, -75.09188333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 47.717', W 75° 5.513'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 47' 43.02" N, 75° 5' 30.78" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2601 Post Rd, Lewes DE 19958, US|
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