Coastal Landforms of Deposition

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Identify the coastal landform of deposition: The area between the lowest spring tide level and the point reached by the storm waves in the highest tides.

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True or false? Sand is material that is 0.06-2mm in size.

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True or false? Many beaches are simply rivers of sand and shingle slowly moving along the coast as sediment is transported by longshore drift.

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Identify the type of wave that typically builds up beach material.

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True or false? A beach profile shows the gradient of a beach from the back of the beach to the sea. A sandy beach generally has a more gentle profile compared to a pebble beach which has a steep, stepped profile.

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Identify the coastal landform of deposition: An extended stretch of beach material that sticks out to sea and is joined to the mainland at one end.

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Identify the landform of coastal deposition that forms across small bays.

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Identify the landform of coastal deposition: Small ridges or hills of sand found at the top of a beach, above the reach of the waves.

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True or false? Vegetation stabilises sand dunes.

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Which of the following are features of vegetation that colonise sand dunes?

Please select 3 correct answers

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