Geography - Coats

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  • Created by: YasminAnn
  • Created on: 11-05-14 08:56

Soft Rock Coasts, e.g Christchurch Bay:

  • Cliffs are either low, gently sloping or absent
  • Cliffs retreat by sliding and slumping, and beaches are made from sand or mud
  • No stacks or stumps, caves tend to be rare
  • Wave-cut platforms are unusual

Hard Rock Coasts, e.g Cornwall:

  • Cliffs tend to be high and nearly vertical
  • Cliffs tend to retreat by rockfall and beaches are made of boulders and pebbles
  • Landforms such as caves, arches, stacks…



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