Coasts

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  • Created on: 30-04-13 08:59
what are waves caused by?
wind and friction
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what is the fetch
the amount of open water over which the wind can blow
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if the wave is very powerfull is the fetch longer or shorter
longer
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what is the crest
the top of the wave
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what is the trough
the lowest point of the wave
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there are 2 types of waves. what are they?
constructive waves and destructive waves
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what is it callled when the waves go up the beach
swash
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what is it called when the waves go back down the beach
backwash
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what wave is it when the swash is more powerful than the backwash
constructive
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what are the two things that erode coastlines
sea and weather
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what are the 3 types of weathering?
physical, chemical and biological
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what is the fetch

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the amount of open water over which the wind can blow

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if the wave is very powerfull is the fetch longer or shorter

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what is the crest

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what is the trough

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