COASTS AND GLACIERS

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CAVES
FORMED FROM A CRACK, ERODED FURTHER BY HYDRAULIC ACTION
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ARCHES
FORMED BY EROSION AFTER A CAVE BREAKS THROUGH THE HEADLAND
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STACKS
AFTER AN ARCH HAS COLLAPSED A COLUMN OF ROCK WILL BE LEFT BEHIND
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HARD ENGINEERING
OFTEN LARGE CONCRETE CONSTRUCTIONS DESIGNED TO PROTECT THE COASTLINE FROM EROSION
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SOFT ENGINEERING
FORMS OF COASTAL PROTECTION THAT HAVE MORE OF A NATURAL CONSTRUCTION AND LESS IMPACT
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GLACIERS
LARGE COMPACTED AREAS OD SNOW AND ICE THAT SHAPE MANY MOUNTAINOUS AREAS.
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CORRIES
A HOLLOW ON A MOUNTAIN SIDE THAT IS THE BIRTH PLACE OF GLACIERS
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PYRAMIDAL PEAK
THE TIP OF A MOUNTAIN THAT IS FORMED BETWEEN THREE OR MORE CORRIES
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LONGSHORE DRIFT
THE TRANSPORT OF SAND ALONG THE BEACH
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GROYNES
A WOODEN FENCE ALONG THE BEACH WHICH SLOWS DOWN LONG SHORE DRIFT
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COASTAL DEFENSES
GROYNES AND SEA WALLS
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ARCHES

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FORMED BY EROSION AFTER A CAVE BREAKS THROUGH THE HEADLAND

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STACKS

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HARD ENGINEERING

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SOFT ENGINEERING

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