Pistol Sandy Shore



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About the Pistol Sandy Shore

Here identified as the Pistol littoral cell, this sandy 5.5 mile segment of Oregon's coastal shoreline extends from mileage Cape Sebastian to Crook Point. It is associated with the Pistol river mouth(s) and accompanying Pistol River Estuary.

The Pistol sandy shore lies within Curry County and makes up the shoreline fronting the communities of . It consists of Dune Backed and Bluff Backed shoreline. Of this shoreline approximately 0% is urban and 40% is park. An unknown percentage of this stretch of sandy shoreline is hardened with shore protection structures. Predominant land uses include those typical of ruralsettings.

Chronic coastal hazards for the Pistol sandy shore include ocean flooding and erosion and landsliding and sloughing. Catastrophic hazards include earthquakes, and the groundshaking, subsidence, landsliding, liquefaction, and tsunami that accompany them.

Key recreational facilities and cultural features include: Pistol River State Park and .


Data for the Pistol Sandy Shore
[2 Records Listed]

Pistol Littoral Cell GIS Data
Data Layer
Source
Scale
Year
Download
OCMP
10,000
1928
ODOT
6,000
1967

[2 Records Listed]


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