Geography Unit 2

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A) A headland is? B) A bay is formed?.....
an area of land that juts into the sea and is formed out of harder, more resistant rock B) between the headlands. Beaches often form in more sheltered bays.
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A) A beach is built up of? B) Longshore drift transports beach material along the coast. Where the coast changes direction, e.g. at a river mouth, beach material is carried out..
A) sand, shingle and pebbles deposited by constructed waves. B) to sea. This creates a new ***** of land called a 'spit'.
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A) Natural faults in the headland are eroded by) B) Faults develop into cracks and then into a? C) Caves often form on both sides of the headland and break through to form an?
A) the sea. B) cave. C) Arch.
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The stack is eroded at its base to form a?
Stump.
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The end of the spit will often be hooked if wind sometimes blows from a different direction. Silt is then deposited in the sheltered water and a ..... is formed? Such as Spurn Head in?
Salt marsh. Humberside.
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A) What is similar to a spit but forms across a bay from headland to headland?
A) a bar
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A) sand, shingle and pebbles deposited by constructed waves. B) to sea. This creates a new ***** of land called a 'spit'.

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A) A beach is built up of? B) Longshore drift transports beach material along the coast. Where the coast changes direction, e.g. at a river mouth, beach material is carried out..

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A) the sea. B) cave. C) Arch.

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Card 4

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Stump.

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Card 5

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Salt marsh. Humberside.

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