Waves Flashcards

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Describe the swash and backwash of a destructive wave.
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Weak swash, strong backwash.

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Describe the swash and backwash of a destructive wave.
What word describes the movement of a wave down a beach?
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Backwash

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What word describes the movement of a wave down a beach?
Identify the type of waves shown below.

Destructive Waves

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Destructive waves

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Identify the type of waves shown below.
Identify the type of wave that builds beaches.
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Constructive wave

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Identify the type of wave that builds beaches.
What 3 factors affect the size of waves?
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Fetch, wind speed and wind duration.

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What 3 factors affect the size of waves?




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