Northern Assateage Island today, and at 5 feet SLR
Ponies in the back bays of Assateague National Seashore in Maryland.
High tides after a winter storm at Assateague National Seashore, Maryland.
The abandoned Baltimore Boulevard on Assateague National Seashore, Maryland. The road was build in the 50s from Ocean City for miles south as part of a planned resort of more than 5,000 homes. But the Ash Wednesday storm of 1962 halted development. The park service took over the island in 1965; the policy of the park service is to let nature take its course.
A beach has moved away from a former inland forest on Assateague Island, Virginia, near Chincoteague.
Southern Assateague Island near Chincoteague, Virginia, today and at 5 feet SLR.
Chincoteague, Virginia, the historic town adjacent to Assateague Island, will be underwater at 5 feet SLR.