Coastal landforms

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Sandspit
A long narrow ridge of sand attatched at one end to the coast.
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Tombolo
Where a spit or bar connects the mainland to an island
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Bar
Where a spit grows across a bay. A bar can eventually enclose the bay to create a lagoon.
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Solution
Soluble minerals are dissolved in sea water and carried along in solution
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Suspension
Small particles are carried along in the water.
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Saltation
Load is bounced along the sea bed.
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Traction
Pebbles, and larger sediment are rolled along the sea bed with the force of the water.
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Card 2

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Where a spit or bar connects the mainland to an island

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Tombolo

Card 3

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Where a spit grows across a bay. A bar can eventually enclose the bay to create a lagoon.

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Card 4

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Soluble minerals are dissolved in sea water and carried along in solution

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Card 5

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Small particles are carried along in the water.

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