Sea-Level change

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The number of different stages in a typical sequence of sea level change.
four
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The name of features caused by rising sea level
submergent
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The name of features caused by falling sea level
emergent
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One feature formed by rising sea level
fjords
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A feature formed by falling sea level
relictcliff
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Sea level fall and rise is known as...
eustatic
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Land sinking and readjusting is known as...
isostatic
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Rias are flooded ... valleys
river
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Fjords are drowned ... valleys
glacial
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Somewhere in Scotland you might find features from a falling sea level
arran
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Common depth of fjord is more than .... m
one thousand
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The shallow section of a fjord is known as the ...
threshold
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The name of features caused by rising sea level

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submergent

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The name of features caused by falling sea level

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Card 4

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One feature formed by rising sea level

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Card 5

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A feature formed by falling sea level

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