publication date: Thursday, November 12, 2015 (part of Fall 2015)

category: Science

clue: He's the comparer of coastlines, the orderer of oceanfronts, and the scientist of sandiness.

explanation: Leatherman, often called Dr. Beach, was an ecologist focused on beaches. He was famous for his annual ranking of the ten best beaches in the United States. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Mike Eberhart, and Stan Iwanchuk

trivia: This goo originally appeared in GooCon: Villa Ridge in 2011 with a different clue.


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