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2. What is hydraulic action?

  • Water expanding cracks in rock
  • Air hitting the rock
  • Rocks being thrown against the rock and breaking sediment off
  • Slightly acidic sea water dissolving the rock

3. Define weathering?

  • HCCASS
  • Hard rock
  • The breaking down of rock in situ
  • Erosion

4. Case study for... HCCASS

  • Southampton
  • Holbeck Hall Hotel, Scarborough
  • Old Harry's Rocks, Dorset
  • St Lucia

5. What is the name of the process that moves sediment along a coastline?

  • Prevailing wind
  • Swash
  • Longshore drift
  • Spit

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