Geography - coasts notes

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  • Created on: 05-04-13 16:57
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  • Coasts
    • Processes of Transportation
      • Suspension
      • Solution
      • Traction
      • Saltation
      • Longshoredrift
    • Destructive waves
      • High and steep
      • Backwash> swash
        • Drag material down the beach
      • Easily erode cliffs
    • Processes of Erosion
    • Constructive waves
      • Swash > backwash
      • Low and shallow
      • Gentle sloping beaches
    • Erosion Landforms
      • Headlands and Bays
      • Cliffs
      • Cave
      • Arches
      • Stack
    • Depostional Landforms
      • Beaches
      • Spilts
      • Bars
      • Tombolo
    • Coastal Management
      • Soft engineering
        • Beach Replenishment
        • Beach reprofiling
      • Hard engineering
        • Sea wall
        • Groynes
        • Rock armour
      • Hold the Line
      • Advance the Line
      • Managed Retreat
      • Do nothiing
    • Land processes
      • Weathering
        • Wetting/drying
      • Mass movement
        • Mudslides
        • Landslides
    • Protecting the coast
      • Human factors
        • Protect businesses and develop tourism
        • Developments eg camp sites bring income
      • Natural factors
        • Attractions like; spit, bars
        • Salt marshes attract rare wildlife

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