Focus on Sedimentary Environments

Modern subtropical carbonate beach

Sombrero Beach, Marathon, Florida Keys, USA

beach looking east
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View of the beach, looking east


beach panorama View the panorama of the beach
panorama offshore View the panorama of the offshore area

Living on the beach

Think about the houses in the main picture. There are obvious advantages to living in such a beautiful location. List some possible disadvantages of building a house or living in places like this.


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