Coastal Transportation and Deposition

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Traction
Large particles like boulders are pushed along the sea bed by the force of the water
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Saltation
Pebble-sized particles are bounced along the sea bed by the force of the water
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Suspension
Small particles like silt and clay are carried along in the water
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Solution
Soluble materials dissolve in the water and are carried along
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Swash
The swash carries material up the beach, in the same direction as the waves/wind
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Backwash
The backwash carries material down the beach at right angles, back towards the sea
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Card 2

Front

Pebble-sized particles are bounced along the sea bed by the force of the water

Back

Saltation

Card 3

Front

Small particles like silt and clay are carried along in the water

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Soluble materials dissolve in the water and are carried along

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

The swash carries material up the beach, in the same direction as the waves/wind

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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