Coastal area- Case study

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  • Created on: 10-06-13 20:35

The Dorset coast has erosional and depositional coastal landforms.

The Dorset coast is made of bands of hard rock ( like limestone and chalk) and soft rock ( like clay). The rocks have been eroded at different rates giving headlands and bays and lots of other coastal landforms.

Durdle Door

Durdle Door is a great example of an arch. Erosion by waves opened up a crack in the limestone headland, which became a cave and then developed into an arch.

Lulworth cove

Lulworth cove is a cove formed…


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