Coasts

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  • Created by: Alya
  • Created on: 03-12-12 14:20
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  • Coast
    • Longshore Drift
      • Pebbles moving along coastline
      • Zig-zag
      • Depends on the wave direction
      • Tombolos
      • Spit
    • Erosion
      • Hydraulic action
        • Water forced into cracks
      • Solution
        • Soluble material dissolves from rocks
      • Abrasion
        • Fling sand and pebbles against the rock
      • Attrition
        • Pebbles knocking each other
    • Weathering
      • Wearing away of rocks in situ
      • Wind, rain, water, people, etc.
    • Deposition
      • Carries them then drops
      • Forms beaches

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