Coastal zones

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What is a wave-cut platform
The platform left behind as the cliff retreats
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What is the wave-cut notch
Erosion at foot of the cliff leaving a wave-cut notch
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What is chemical weathering
Breakdown of rock by changng its chemical composition. Happens in warm and wet conditons
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What is mechanical weathering
Break down of rock without changing chemical composition eg-free thaw weathering
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What is traction
Large particles ike boulders being pushed along the sea bed by the force of water
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What is the wave-cut notch

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Erosion at foot of the cliff leaving a wave-cut notch

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What is chemical weathering

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What is mechanical weathering

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What is traction

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