HARBOR AND COASTAL PROBLEMS ON THE EAST GULF COAST

Berkeley Blackman, C. P. Lindner

Abstract


The "East Gulf Coast" discussed herein embraces the coast of the Gulf of Mexico from Cape Sable, Florida, generally northerly and westerly to the Rigolets, Louisiana (See Figure 1). So far as concerns Federal waterway improvements, the section is under the jurisdiction of the South Atlantic Division, Corps of Engineers, U. S. Array, Atlanta, Ga. That section in Florida as far northward as the mouth of the Aucilla River is administered by the District Engineer, Jacksonville, Fla,; thence westerly to the Rigolets, by the District Engineer, Mobile, Ala.

Keywords


Gulf of Mexico; harbor characteristics; seawalls

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