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Top 10 beaches of 2012

(WFLX) - The list of best beaches is out, and two Florida beaches make the top 10.

According to Stephen Leatherman, aka "Dr. Beach," there are approximately 650 major public recreational beaches in the United States. Only one, though, can be No. 1.

This year, the honor goes to Coronado Beach near San Diego, which tops Leatherman's 2012 annual list of the Top 10  beaches in the country.

The full list includes:

  1. Coronado Beach, Coronado, Calif.
  2. Kahanamoku Beach, Oahu, Hawaii
  3. Main Beach, East Hampton, N.Y.
  4. St. George Island State Park, St. George Island, Fla.
  5. Hamoa Beach, Maui, Hawaii
  6. Coast Guard Beach, Eastham, Mass.
  7. Waimanolo Bay Beach Park, Oahu, Hawaii
  8. Cape Florida State Park, Key Biscayne, Fla.
  9. Beachwalker Park, Kiawah Island, S.C.
  10. Cape Hatteras, Outer Banks, N.C.

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