Coastal Transportation and Deposition Flashcards

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What is coastal transportation?
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The movement of sediment and beach material through wave action.

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What is coastal deposition?
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Coastal transportation involves material being transported by the sea being deposited or dropped.

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What is coastal deposition?
What is longshore drift also known as?
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Littoral drift

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What is solution?
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Material is dissolved and carried by the water.

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Why does coastal deposition occur?
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Wave energy reduces leading to material being deposited.

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