State agencies are warning boater to stay off this new island. The soft interior is dangerous. It is near what the Coast knows as traditional Round Island, but it is created with material dredged from the nearby Pascagoula Channel.
State agencies are warning boater to stay off this new island. The soft interior is dangerous. It is near what the Coast knows as traditional Round Island, but it is created with material dredged from the nearby Pascagoula Channel. MDEQ
State agencies are warning boater to stay off this new island. The soft interior is dangerous. It is near what the Coast knows as traditional Round Island, but it is created with material dredged from the nearby Pascagoula Channel. MDEQ

Danger: State warns boaters to stay away from new Round Island

March 23, 2017 11:07 AM

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