This week, National Geographic confirmed something that Islanders have known for a long time — our coastline is world-class.

Beach season is still months away, but that isn't keeping Islanders from documenting our stunning shores.

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Even the foxes know P.E.I.'s shores are a special place to be. (Submitted by Mary Dow-Zakem)

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These birds scramble for a snack by the water in Charlottetown's Victoria Park. (Submitted by Rosemary Fleming)

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Frazer Smith captured this sunset along the Northumberland Strait in Rice Point. (Submitted by Frazer Smith)

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Lynse Allen captured the coast on a drive through Cavendish. (Submitted by Lynse Allen)

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Maureen Rodgers joked the sunset over the Summerside Harbour almost looks like something out of the Caribbean. 'Don't let the smelt shack fool you!' she wrote. (Submitted by Maureen Rodgers)

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This sunset view looks out over Argyle Shore. (Submitted by Robin Roach)

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The frozen waters of the South Shore at Canoe Cove. (Submitted by Canoe Cove)

Are you snapping shots of the Island, too? Send us your photos of foxes, lighthouses and snowy sunsets through a direct message on the CBC Prince Edward Island Facebook page, tag us on Instagram @CBCPEI, tweet us @CBCPEI or submit to the Compass Photo of the Day.