Beach Riprap


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Beach Riprap

Riprap is used to prevent erosion in the same manner as a vertical bulkhead, but has the added advantage of being able to dissipate most wave energy rather than merely reflect it as with vertical structures.

Courtesy of Louisiana Division/City Archives, New Orleans Public Library


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