AQA Physical Geography - New spec!!!

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What is the littoral zone?
THE AREA OF COASTLINE THAT EXTENDS FROM THE BACKSHORE ZONE, THAT IS RARELY INUNDATED OUT TO THE OFFSHORE AREA THAT ARE SUBMERGED
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What is prevailing wind?
A WIND FROM THE DIRECTION THAT IS PREDOMINANT OR MOST USUAL AT A PARTICULAR PLACE OR SEASON
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What is swash?
THE RUSH OF SEAWATER UP THE BEACH AFTER THE BREAKING OF A WAVE
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What is backwash?
THE MOTION OF RECEDING WAVES
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What is a storm surge?
A RISING OF THE SEA AS A RESULT OF WIND AND ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE CHANGES ASSOCIATED WITH A STORM
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What is a landform?
A NATURAL FEATURE OF THE EARTH’S SURFACE
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A WIND FROM THE DIRECTION THAT IS PREDOMINANT OR MOST USUAL AT A PARTICULAR PLACE OR SEASON

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What is prevailing wind?

Card 3

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THE RUSH OF SEAWATER UP THE BEACH AFTER THE BREAKING OF A WAVE

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THE MOTION OF RECEDING WAVES

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Card 5

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A RISING OF THE SEA AS A RESULT OF WIND AND ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE CHANGES ASSOCIATED WITH A STORM

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