Living with the Shore of Puget Sound and the Georgia Strait

Living with the Shore of Puget Sound and the Georgia Strait

Living with the Shore

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Book Pages: 180 Illustrations: Published: March 1987

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Environmental Studies, General Interest > Travel, Natural Sciences

This volume in the Living with the Shore series provides practical and specific information on the status of the nation's coast and useful guidelines that enable residents, visitors, and investors to live with and enjoy the shore without costly and futile struggles against the forces of nature.

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Figures and Tables ix
Foreword xiii
1. A Puget Sound Perspective 3
2. Coastal Dynamics 11
3. Man and the shoreline 24
4. Selecting a site on the shores of Puget Sound and Georgia Strait 41
5. The risk classification—quantifying the subjective 52
Whatcom County 54
Skagit County 63
San Juan County 69
The Canadian Islands 73
Snohomish County 75
Island County 77
King County 94
Pierce County 103
Thurston County 112
Mason County 117
Kitsap County 119
Jefferson County 131
6. Coastal land-use planning and regulation 139
Afterword 155
Appendix: Useful references 157
Index 162
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Paper ISBN: 978-0-8223-0745-7 / Cloth ISBN: 978-0-8223-0689-4
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