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Great article and aerial pictures on Norton Point Breach Closing. "Land Meets Land;Norton Point Breach Closes", Vineyard Gazette, Sara Brown, April 2, 2015.

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Land Meets Land; Norton Point Breach Closes

Vineyard Gazette
By Sara Brown
April 2, 2015


As of early in the morning on April 2, Chappaquiddick was no longer an island completely separated from Martha’s Vineyard.

Nearly eight years after a northeaster cut a breach in the three-mile barrier beach that often connects Edgartown with the smaller island, the Norton Point breach had closed.

Breach now closed, a cove has formed. — Bill Brine

“It’s pinched off,” Chris Kennedy, The Trustees of Reservations superintendent for Martha’s Vineyard, told the Gazette Thursday morning. “Basically we no longer have flowing water going from the Edgartown harbor into the ocean.”

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