Formation of a spit.

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Geography revision, formation of a spit

A spit is a deposition feature. For a spit to form three factors are needed:

1) Shallow water.

2) A sudden change in the direction of coastline.

3) An area where longshore drift occurs.

A spit is a long narrow ridge of sand and shingle which projects from the coastline into the sea. The formation of a spit occurs because of a change in the direction of coastline. The…




Doesn't describe the actual methods in the formation of a spit. Not that helpful in all honesty.

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