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‘Mount Sandy’ piles up in Long Beach

"Mount Sandy," spread between Riverside Boulevard and Long

"Mount Sandy," spread between Riverside Boulevard and Long Beach Road along Broadway, consists of beach sand that spilled into the city's streets due to superstorm Sandy. It reaches almost as high as electricity poles along the street. (Nov. 21, 2012) (Credit: James T. Madore)

Now taking up much of the vacant lot known as the super block in Long Beach is what some residents are calling “Mount Sandy.”

The mound of sand, spread between Riverside Boulevard and Long Beach Road along Broadway, consists of beach sand that spilled into the city’s streets due to superstorm Sandy. It reaches almost as high as electricity poles along the street.

The sand will eventually be sifted and put back on the beach. 

Tags: Long Beach , Mount Sandy , hurricane , superstorm , boardwalk

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