Coasts

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  • Created on: 02-06-15 17:20
Wave
Created by winding moving across thee surface of the water.
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Fetch
The length of water over which a given wind has blown.
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Constructive Wave
Builds up the beach. Swash>Backwash.
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Tsunami
Tidal wave; generated by an underwater seismic event.
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Swash
Incoming wave.
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Tide
Periodic ride and fall of the water resulting from gravitational interactions between the Sun, moon and Earth.
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Prevailing Winds
Dominant/Strongest wind.
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Destructive Wave
Destroys the beach. Swash
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The Continental Shelf
The extended perimeter of each continent and associated coastal plain.
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Backwash
Outgoing wave.
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Card 2

Front

The length of water over which a given wind has blown.

Back

Fetch

Card 3

Front

Builds up the beach. Swash>Backwash.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Tidal wave; generated by an underwater seismic event.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Incoming wave.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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