Jersey Shore: Before and After Hurricane Sandy

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Sandy's Aftermath

Credit: USGS
Hurricane Sandy made landfall in New Jersey on Oct. 29, packing winds of 80 mph and unleashing a destructive storm surge into communities along the shore.…Read More »

New images from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) show how points along the state's coastline looked before and after the deadly storm. Pre-storm photos in this gallery were taken on May 21, 2009, and post-storm photos were snapped between November 4 and 6, 2012. A yellow arrow in each image points to the same feature to serve as a reference point. (Above is an after image of the Seaside Heights Pier.)   Less «
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