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AQA GCSE Geography A ­ The Coastal Zone

AQA Geography - The Coastal Zone Revision Notes
Weathering

Biological ­ The break up of rocks due to the action of plants and animals e.g. plants roots going into the cracks of
rocks.

Chemical ­ the break up of rock by a…

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AQA GCSE Geography A ­ The Coastal Zone

Wave cut platforms

These landforms may be found on any coastline, mainly where there are destructive waves. These waves cause
undercutting on the cliffs, which creates a dent in the bottom of the cliff edge. This is called a wave-cut notch. This…

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AQA GCSE Geography A ­ The Coastal Zone

People have died because of flooding.
Loss of jobs.
Loss of housing.
Water supplies can be contaminated with salt and sewage.
Increased erosion.
Damage to ecosystems.
Vegetation killed because force of water can uproot them.
Governments have to make policies to reduce…

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mads

these notes are really good! have you anymore on other geography topics? :)

mads

these notes are really good! have you anymore on other geography topics? :)

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