GCSE Coasts Revision

An overview of the AQA Geography GCSE A syllabus

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Erosion Processes

Hydraulic Action:

The force of the water hitting rocks pushes air into the cxracks creating minin explosiions. Over time the process is repeated and gradually breaks the rock down

Abrasion/Corrasion

This is the where the sea hurls particles of sand, gravel and eroded material at the cliff face. This eventually wears the rock down

Corrosion

This is the chemical reaction of acids in the salt water reacting with minerals in the roocks e. clacium carbonate. Over time this dossolves the rock

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