Longshore Drift

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  • Created on: 04-04-13 16:10
What does Swash do?
Swash carries material up the beach at an angle.
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What does Backwash do?
Backwash drags the material straight down the beach
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What is Longshore Drift?
Longshore Drift is the movement of beach material along the coast by waves.
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How does the material move along the shore?
The material is moved along the shore in a zig-zag pattern
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Which way does the direction of Longshore drift move?
Direction of Longshore Drift is in one direction
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Card 2

Front

What does Backwash do?

Back

Backwash drags the material straight down the beach

Card 3

Front

What is Longshore Drift?

Back

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Card 4

Front

How does the material move along the shore?

Back

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Card 5

Front

Which way does the direction of Longshore drift move?

Back

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