Is the ocean coastline getting smaller every year?

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    Yes. The rate of coastal erosion varies by coastline. Areas along the gulf coast erode at a rate of 2-3 meters per year. The rocky west coast, by contrast, erodes at a rate of only inches per year. To read more about the rates of coastal erosion, click here.

    http://oceanworld.tamu.edu/resources/oceanography-book/coastalerosion.htm

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