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2. What is hydraulic action?

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

3. Define weathering?

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

4. Case study for... bars

  • Dubai
  • Ejafjalijokul
  • Slapton Sands, Devon
  • Spurn Head, Holderness Coast

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

  • Prevailing wind
  • Swash
  • Longshore drift
  • Spit


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