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The Ocean is Very Powerful
"As I watched, I saw the 500-lb+ stones that had been placed in front of the roadway to armor it against just such waves, easily lifted 6 feet up the embankment and onto the roadway. The waves at high tide were scooping up these massive armor stones and moving them around like Styrofoam peanuts in the wind!" - excerpt from National Geographic blog.
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