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East Coast Beaches

In 1995, the New York Times reported that "some experts" say "most of the beaches on the East Coast" of the U.S. will "be gone in 25 years" due to global warming. How many of these beaches are now gone 28 years later?

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A 1996 travel guide titled "Best Beach Vacations in the Mid-Atlantic: From New York to Washington, D.C." featured 95 beaches. In June 2023, Just Facts conducted a comprehensive search for each of those beaches and found that all of them still exist. Just Facts also conducted an extensive Google search for *East Coast beaches gone*, and the first 100 results didn't reveal any beaches that have disappeared.

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