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  • Created on: 18-08-16 17:20
Bedding plane
The surface between two layers in sedimentary rock
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Transported
The movement of sediment by rivers, glaciers or waves
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Traction
The transport of sediment along a river bed or the sea floor through a rolling action
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Saltation
A process where sediment is transported by being bounced along a river bed or sea floor
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Fetch
The distance a wave has travelled towards the coastline over open water, the the longer the fetch the ore powerful the wave
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Swash
The movement of a breaking wave up a beach.
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Backwash
The movement of a wave down a beach back to the sea
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Arch
The rock bridge formed over a passages thought s headlands eroded by the waves
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Caves
A hollow at the base of a cliff which has been eroded backwards by waves
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Stack
An isolated colour of rock, standing just off the coast that was once attached to the land
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Stump
A short piece of Rockford at the end of a headland formed after a stack has collapsed
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Card 2

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Transported

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The movement of sediment by rivers, glaciers or waves

Card 3

Front

Traction

Back

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Card 4

Front

Saltation

Back

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Card 5

Front

Fetch

Back

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