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what is it breakes downwards with great force?
Destructive waves
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what has a low wave in proportion to length but has a strong swash and a weak backwash?
constructive waves
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what is the water russing up the water?
swash
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what is water draning back down the beach?
backwash
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waht is the build up of soft land in nthe calm water behind a spit?
salt marsh
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waht is the large mounds of deposited sand at the back of the beach help in place?
sand dunes
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how does the sea erode?
is the wearing away and breaking down of rocks.
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what is it called when water gets in the rocks and is compresses the air and breaks up the rock
Hyraulic action
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what is it when waves throw rock and stone against the cliff
Abrasion
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what is the water russing up the water?

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what is water draning back down the beach?

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waht is the build up of soft land in nthe calm water behind a spit?

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