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2. What is a crest?

  • An eroded stack.
  • The dominant wind in an area.
  • The top of a wave.
  • The base of a headland.

3. During a storm sand and pebbles are hurled at the cliff causing the cliff to be erode. What is this called?

  • Abrasion
  • Weathering
  • Attrition
  • Hydraulic Action

4. Define swash.

  • Movement of waves up a beach.
  • Movement of waves down a beach.
  • A process that attacks the cliff face.
  • The breaking down of rocks.


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