Scope of the Paper During the past year the writer has continued his studies of the recent changes in the shorelines of the island of Nantucket, and the results of such study are given in this paper. Details of the changes are presented in the following areas: Great point, Coskata, Haulover break, Surfside, Maddaket, Smith point, Brant point, Nantucket harbor, and Coatue (see figure 1).
This second paper on Nantucket shorelines describes some of the detailed work of 1902–1903. The first point considered will be the long arm projecting from the north of the island toward Monomoy point, which projects southward from the elbow of cape Cod.
Great Point Great point and Monomoy are two great masses of sand worn respectively from the east side of Nantucket and the east side of cape Cod, carried along by the action of the waves, tides, and currents to the north from . . .
- © 1904 Geological Society of America