Ferello Sandy Shore



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About the Ferello Sandy Shore

Here identified as the Ferello littoral cell, this sandy 22 mile segment of Oregon's coastal shoreline extends from mileage Crook Point to California Border. It is associated with the Chetco and Winchuck river mouth(s) and accompanying Chetco and Winchuck River Estuaries.

The Ferello sandy shore lies within Curry County and makes up the shoreline fronting the communities of Brookings. It consists of Bluff Backed and Dune Backed shoreline. Of this shoreline approximately 22.7% is urban and 56.8% is park. An unknown percentage of this stretch of sandy shoreline is hardened with shore protection structures. Predominant land uses include those typical of urban,ruralsettings.

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

Key recreational facilities and cultural features include:  and Brookings Harbor.


Data for the Ferello Sandy Shore
[8 Records Listed]

Ferello Littoral Cell GIS Data
Data Layer
Source
Scale
Year
Download
USGS
24,000
1994
USGS
24,000
1994
USGS
24,000
1994
USGS
24,000
1994
USGS
24,000
1986
USGS
24,000
1986
USGS
24,000
1986
USGS
24,000
1999

[8 Records Listed]


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