COASTS

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  • Created on: 20-05-14 14:05
FETCH
The distace the waves have travelled before they reach the beach
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SWASH
The rush of seawater up the beach
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BACKWASH
The motion of waves going back - receding
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ABRASION
Bits of rock in the waves grind down cliff surfaces like sandpaper
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ATTRITION
Waves smash against rocks and pebbles on the shore, they break and become smoother - sand?
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SOLUTION
Acids in seawater dissolve some rock such as chalk or limestone.
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CONSTRUCTIVE WAVES
Created in calm water, deposit material, strong swash & weak backwash, long wavelength & low in height
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DESTRUCTIVE WAVES
Created in strom conditions, fetch is long & powerful
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Card 2

Front

SWASH

Back

The rush of seawater up the beach

Card 3

Front

BACKWASH

Back

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Card 4

Front

ABRASION

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

ATTRITION

Back

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