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Saturday, August 4th, 2007
Photo by Janie Southard/The Daily Standard

Trees are a form of ground support structure on islands. Wave action erodes the shore, weakens the root system and trees like this one, from an island just off Windy Point, topple into the lake. Another type of shoreline protection is riprap (large stones) seen in the foreground.

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