Geography Unit 2

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A) A headland is an? B) A bay is formed between?
A) area of land that juts into the sea and is formed out of harder, more resistant rock. B) the headlands (Beaches often form in more sheltered bays)
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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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A) The arch is weathered and eroded until it collapses to leave an isolated piece of rock known as a? B) The stack is eroded at it's base to?
A) stack. B) form a stump.
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A) A beach is a build 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 to sea. This creates a new strip of land called a?
A) sand, shingle and pebbles deposited by constructive waves. B) spit.
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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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What is similar to a spit but forms across a bay from headland to headland, such as the sand bar at Slapton Ley, where?
Bar. Devon.
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A what is also similar to a spit but links the mainland to an offshore island, e.g Chesil beach in?
Tombolo. Dorset.
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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?

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

Card 3

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A) The arch is weathered and eroded until it collapses to leave an isolated piece of rock known as a? B) The stack is eroded at it's base to?

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Card 4

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A) A beach is a build 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 to sea. This creates a new strip of land called a?

Back

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Card 5

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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?

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