Coasts

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  • Created on: 14-06-18 17:33
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  • Coasts
    • Long shore drift is the direction the sea is travelling.
    • Erosion from the sea eats away at the rocks to create ridges.
    • The ocean takes pieces of rocks of cliffs and rounds them down.
    • There are two types of waves. Destructive and Constructive.
    • Shingle is taken from the beach and deposited somewhere else by the sea.
    • The counsiles are building walls to help protect houses and sea side resorts that people go to.
    • Destructive waves erode the land.
    • Constructive waves add shingle.
    • Headlands help protect the surrounding towns.
    • Natural features occur such as Caves, Arches
    • Towns have made different ways of protecting themselves such as wooden walls which are cheap.
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