Re: Puerto Mio jetty


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Escrito por ZihuaRob desde 189.147.10.35 (dsl-189-147-10-35.prod-infinitum.com.mx) el día viernes, 10 de agosto, 2007 a las 19:57:54 horas :

En respuesta a: Puerto Mio jetty escrito por Lisa-Chicago desde 67.173.137.94 (c-67-173-137-94.hsd1.il.comcast.net) el día viernes, 10 de agosto, 2007 a las 15:44:48 horas :

If you have Google Earth (see my maps page) you can see a construction just to the east of the wharf area at Puerto Mio like a finger of rocks jutting out from the small peninsula. It effectively blocks the ocean current in the part of the bay in front of downtown Zihuatanejo, which of course affects the entire bay. When it was built about 12 years ago the effect on the bay was immediately noticeable, and the bay has never been as clean or clear blue since. To the contrary, it has silted in considerably, up to 5 meters in some areas, and according to local divers the silting in is encroaching upon La Ropa Beach. In aerial photos the effect is quite obvious and the discoloration of the bay water in front of downtown and by the pier is readily apparent where the worst silting in has occurred.



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