Geography revision

coastal features

what coastal features are formed by erosion?
Headlands and bays and cliffs and caves
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what coastal features are formed by deposition?
spits and beaches
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what is longshore drift?
when waves hit the shore at an angle and makes the sand move in a zig zag pattern
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What is the main charecteristic of a constructive wave?
strong swash
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what is a groyne?
a wooden structure placed at right angles to the sea
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what is rip rap?
rocks dumped along the shore to take impact out of waves
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What is the main charecteristic of a destructive wave?
strong backwash
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What is a seawall?
A wall at the back of the beach that deflects waves
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Card 2

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what coastal features are formed by deposition?

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spits and beaches

Card 3

Front

what is longshore drift?

Back

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Card 4

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What is the main charecteristic of a constructive wave?

Back

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Card 5

Front

what is a groyne?

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Chloe

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Great quiz :)

abigail symons

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its alright

Rhys B-M

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Pretty good :)

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