Coasts

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Coast
Where land meets water
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Prevailing Wind
The most common wind direction coming from a place
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Crest
Top of wave
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Fetch
The distance a wave travels (Long or short)
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Swash
This is when water comes into the shore bringing beach resources in with it
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Backwash
This is when gravity pulls the water back out to sea at a right angle, taking beach resources back with it
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Transportation
Waves moving the sediment to a new place
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Depositing
Waves dropping sediment/beach material at a new location
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Sediment
Small bits of rock broken off the cliff during erosion
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Card 2

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The most common wind direction coming from a place

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Prevailing Wind

Card 3

Front

Top of wave

Back

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Card 4

Front

The distance a wave travels (Long or short)

Back

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Card 5

Front

This is when water comes into the shore bringing beach resources in with it

Back

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