Coastal Processes

Name the coastal landform that is caused by longshore drift?
Bars and spits.
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How many tyes of waves are there?
2. Constructive and destructive.
2 of 10
What are the four types of coastal erosion?
Hydrolic action, attrition, abrasion and solution
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When soft rock and hard rock is in a wave what land form does it create?
Headlands and bays
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Name some common feastures in a headland
cave, stack, arch, stump, wave-cut platform etc.
5 of 10
Name a form of hard engineering
A common form of hard engineering is a Groyne
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Name a form of soft engineering
A common form of soft engineering is Beach nourishment
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What is managed retreat?
Managed retreat is the controlled flooding of a coastline if it is at a high risk of flooding
8 of 10
Name a type of mass movement
Rockfall
9 of 10
What are the four types of transportation?
Solution, saltation, suspension and traction
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How many tyes of waves are there?

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2. Constructive and destructive.

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What are the four types of coastal erosion?

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When soft rock and hard rock is in a wave what land form does it create?

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Name some common feastures in a headland

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