Geography-Processes of Coastal Erosion

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Processes of Coastal Erosion

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1. Attrition:

·                                 "Rock on rock"

·                                 Particles carried by the waves crash against each other and are broken up into smaller particles.

2. Corrasion (also known as abrasion):

·                                 "Rock on cliff"

·                                 Particles carried by the waves crash against the cliffs, eroding the cliffs.

3. Corrosion:

·                                 "Rusting / dissolving"

·                                 Salt in the seawater slowly dissolves the cliffs.

·                                 The material produced

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Aneesah Sharif

Got it from http://www.s-cool.co.uk/gcse/geography/coasts so check it out for more help on the rest of the Unit.

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