Coast shaping

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Preocesses with shape the coast


Abrasion- The rocks hit against the surface, breaking down the rock and the surface

Attrition- Rocks hit against eachother, breaking themselves down

Solution- Material disolves within the water

Hydraulic Action- Force of the water against the surface

Deposition: This is when and where the river drops of material it has been carrying, an example of this is a beach. Beaches are build ups of sand and rocks.

Headlands and bays:

Bays are made from less resistant rock and headlands from more resistant rock, when erosion


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