Geography- Coast

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  • Created on: 27-01-16 19:44
Fetch
the distance of open water over whihc the wind can blow
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Beach
A deposit of sand or hsingle at the coast, often found at the head of a bay
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Crest
the top of a wave
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Swash
the forward movemnt of a wave up a beach
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Backwash
The backward movement of water down a beach when a wave has broken
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Hydraulic Action
The waves FORCE water into cracks in the rocks.
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Attrittion
The waves knoc chunks of rock together. The rocks end up pebbles on the beach
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Solution
The water dissolves solible material from the rock. Mai ly on cliffs with life
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Card 2

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A deposit of sand or hsingle at the coast, often found at the head of a bay

Back

Beach

Card 3

Front

the top of a wave

Back

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Card 4

Front

the forward movemnt of a wave up a beach

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

The backward movement of water down a beach when a wave has broken

Back

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