Barbuda Beach

By: Mia Kochey 1A

Location

Barbuda is in North America, found in the Caribbean sea. This beach is found at 17.0608N,61.7964W.

Origin

Barbuda beach has pink colored sand. This sand was created by tiny pink shells that were washed ashore in various coves. Its origin is partly volcanic and partly coral.

Barbuda coast

Barbuda beach is closer to a plate boundary, which means it is close to tectonic activity, causing it to be an active coast. This beach was created by geological forces, causing it to be a primary coast. The sea level has been sinking since existence, making it an emergent coast. This beach is known for containing ancient American indian petroglyphs. On this beach you swim, snorkel, and fish.