Georgraphy Coastal Zone

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  • Created on: 12-06-13 16:37
Rocks bouncing along the bottom of the sea bed.
saltation
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Boulders rolling along the sea bed.
traction
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Erosion process. Waves smash against rocks, compressing air.
hydraulic action
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Coastal landform, made by erosion in cliffs. Hole in the coastline.
bay
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Coastal landform, made by a cave in a headline breaking all the way through.
arch
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Coastal landform created by the constant retreating of a cliff.
Wave-cut platform
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Islands off the coast of India, in danger of being lost to rising flood levels.
maldives
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Coastal, landform, created out to sea by longshore drift.
spit
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Answer to clue 8 but all the way from one part of the land to another.
bar
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Coastal landform, water behind answer to clue 9.
lagoon
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Erosion process - rocks bashing together and smoothening in the process.
attrition
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Area on the East coast of England in danger from cliff collapse.
Holderness
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Hard engineering method that stops longshore drift
groynes
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Boulders placed on the coast to dissipate erosive waves.
rock armour
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Card 2

Front

Boulders rolling along the sea bed.

Back

traction

Card 3

Front

Erosion process. Waves smash against rocks, compressing air.

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Coastal landform, made by erosion in cliffs. Hole in the coastline.

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Coastal landform, made by a cave in a headline breaking all the way through.

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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