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Middle Section - Profile Comparison 1
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Profile 1
In profile comparison 1, sand was removed from the beach and transported inland resulting in 2.5 m of vertical accretion. Similarly, profile comparison 2 shows extensive erosion and overwash deposition amounting to 0.5-0.9 meters of vertical accretion. Note the accretion commonly occurs landward of houses indicating that flow during the storm went underneath the houses, most of which were built on stilts.