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Long shore drift:
The wind blows the waves at an angle and the
waves pick up beach material and deposit it at a
different point on the beach.
cliff
beach sediment
sediment
sea
Prevailing
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Wave-cut notch and platform:
The waves erode the cliff and make a wave-cut
notch eventually the cliff collapses and the
process starts again an example of this is at
seven sisters in Kent.
Position
of cliff
Position Original
now
of cliff 20 position of
years ago cliff
Wave- sea
cut
notch
Wave-cut
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Hydraulic action:
This results from the force of the water hitting
the cliffs, often forcing pockets of air into cracks
and crevices in a cliff face.
Abrasion:
This is caused by the waves picking up stones
and hurling them at the cliffs and so wearing
the cliff away.
Attrition:
Any materials carried by the waves will become
smaller and rounder over time as it collides with
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