The World's Strangest Beaches

Thunder Cove, Prince Edward Island
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Supersize dunes, hot mineral pools, purple sand: These beaches are as strange as they are beautiful.

Thunder Cove, Prince Edward Island

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Prince Edward Island has more than 500 miles of beaches, and about half have red sand due to high iron oxide content. The southern coast, where many such beaches are located, is known as Red Sands Shore. However, a local favorite is Thunder Cove, on the northern Green Gables Shore, beloved for its rust-colored sand and dunes.

 

Thunder Cove, Prince Edward Island

The World's Strangest Beaches

Thunder Cove, Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island has more than 500 miles of beaches, and about half have red sand due to high iron oxide content. The southern coast, where many such beaches are located, is known as Red Sands Shore. However, a local favorite is Thunder Cove, on the northern Green Gables Shore, beloved for its rust-colored sand and dunes.

 

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