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South Stradbroke Island: Beach ecology and management

South Stradbroke Island is a barrier sand island that separates the western Broadwater foreshore from the Pacific Ocean. Much of the sand that has moved north via longshore drift has found its way into the island’s beach and dune system. Wind, waves, tides and currents continually adjust the highly mobile shoreline.

For more information download the fact sheet below.

South Stradbroke Island: Beach ecology and management (PDF 372kb)

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