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What is Abrasion?
Is the process of rocks and pebbles carried by the waves wearing away rocks as they are thrown against cliffs.
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What is Hydraulic action?
Is the sheer force of waves crashing against the shore and cliffs. The power of the waves forces air into cracks, compresses it and blows the rock apart as the pressure is released.
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What is Attrition?
It happens when rocks and pebbles carried by the waves smash into each other, wearing each other away and gradually becoming smaller, rounder and smoother.
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What is Solution?
It's when chemicals in the seawater dissolve minerals in the rocks, causing them to break up.
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What is the definition for Coastline?
where the land meets the sea/ocean
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What is the definition for Sand Dune?
a ridge of sand created by the wind. In many coastal areas sand dunes act as a natural defence from waves and storms
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Complete the sentence, the process in which eroded material is dropped when there is no longer enough ____ to ____ it
Energy and Transport
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What is the key word for this definition, the process whereby beach material is gradually moved laterally as a result of waves reaching the shore at an angle?
Longshore Drift
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Name a method of protecting the coast
Any that are correct
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What does obstacles mean in the topic migration?
A factor which you have to overcome in order for the migration to take place, for example; the language barrier.
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What does National migration mean?
Movement within a country from one place to another
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Complete this sentence, Brazil, Russia, India and China are growing more rapidly than other ____ through high levels of investment
LICs (lowly developed countries)
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Write the definition for, Interdependence
the relationships between countries which determine that they are reliant upon each other for trade and wealth
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For a megacity how high does the population have to be over?
Ten million
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What does Infrastructure mean?
The basic structures and facilities (e.g. buildings, roads, power supplies) needed for the operation of a town or city.
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What is the definition for Informal Economy?
The basic structures and facilities (e.g. buildings, roads, power supplies) needed for the operation of a town or city.
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What sector group would a Doctor work in?
Secondary
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What is Hydraulic action?

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Is the sheer force of waves crashing against the shore and cliffs. The power of the waves forces air into cracks, compresses it and blows the rock apart as the pressure is released.

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What is the definition for Coastline?

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