Earth Matters

Other Views of Storm Destruction on Cape Cod

February 26th, 2013 by Mike Carlowicz

Our image of the day on February 26 provided a satellite view of how a nor’easter can stir up the New England coast and its waters. Here are a few other views from the storm they called Nemo…


A aerial photo from Kelsey-Kennard Airview shows the new breach in South Beach, just off the town of Chatham, Massachusetts.

WCVB television in Boston surveyed the destruction in the Cape Cod National Seashore. Click here to view.

Beach dunes, parking lots, boardwalks, stairways — along with waterfront homes — took a beating from the storm the media called “Nemo.” This YouTube video shows the wreckage at Coast Guard Beach, in Sandwich, and other points on Cape Cod, Massachusetts:

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In Truro, the ocean breached the dunes and sent water into the Pamet River:

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3 Responses to “Other Views of Storm Destruction on Cape Cod”

  1. Frank Glorioso says:

    So sad to see such damage. I have great memories of Balston Beach, Wellfleet and the whole outer Cape.


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  3. james says:

    it isn’t really sad. this has been happening for many thousands of years, and is quite normal.