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Names 2 types of coastal transportation.
Saltation/Solution/Suspension/Traction/Longshore drift
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What type of wave has a backwash greater than the swash?
Destructive
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What type of wave creates material to be pushed up onto the beach?
Constructive
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What type of wave causes erosion of the coastline?
Destructive
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What type of mass movement is when material breaks up and falls down slope?
Rockfall
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What type of mass movement is when material shifts with a rotation?
Slumping
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What type of mass movement is when material shifts in a straight line?
Landslide
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What is the name of our example coastline & what county is it in?
Holderness, East Riding of Yorkshire or Medmerry, West Sussex
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Name a type of erosion that helps to form caves, arches, stacks & stumps.
Solution / Corrasion / Attrition / Abrasion / Hydraulic Power
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Name a type of coastal hard engineering management.
Sea walls / gabions / rip rap / groynes / revetments / offshore breakwater
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Name a type of coastal soft engineering management.
Dunes / beach renourishment / managed retreat / coastal realignment
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What type of wave has a backwash greater than the swash?

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Destructive

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What type of wave creates material to be pushed up onto the beach?

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What type of wave causes erosion of the coastline?

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What type of mass movement is when material breaks up and falls down slope?

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