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What creates spits?
Created by deposition
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How are spits formed and what is the result of them?
Formed by wind blows at an angle to the coast, resulting in lonshore drift
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What is a tombolo?
It's a spit connecting an island to the mainland
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Name 3 types of hard engineering
Groynes, rock armour and sea wall
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Name 3 types of soft enegineering
Beach management, beach nourishment and management retreat
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How are spits formed and what is the result of them?

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Formed by wind blows at an angle to the coast, resulting in lonshore drift

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What is a tombolo?

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Name 3 types of hard engineering

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Name 3 types of soft enegineering

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