Geography Coastal Zones

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What is hydraulic action?
The force of waves hitting cliffs.
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What is longshore drift?
Zig zag movements moving sediment along the beach.
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What is the 'advance the line' approach?
Moving the existing defence line forward by using more hard engineering.
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What is Holistic Management?
Considering all social and economic impacts on all people and trying to find a solution that suits all people.
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What is a Sub-Aerial process?
A process of weathering or erosion above ground/water.
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What is longshore drift?

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Zig zag movements moving sediment along the beach.

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What is the 'advance the line' approach?

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What is Holistic Management?

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What is a Sub-Aerial process?

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