Landforms of coastal deposition quiz

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What is coastal deposition?

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Which of the following is not an example of a landform of coastal deposition?

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Identify the landform of coastal deposition.

Blakeney Point Case Study Internet Geography
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Identify the landform of coastal deposition.

A coastal depositional landform Internet Geography
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Identify the landform of coastal deposition.

Image of an onshore bar Internet Geography
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True or false? Visible offshore bars, found in parallel to the coast are known as barrier islands.

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What often forms on the land-side of a coastal bar?

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Identify the landform of coastal deposition.

Salthouse Beach - a steep shingle beach with a series of berms. Internet Geography
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The image shows Chesil Beach on the Dorset Coast. Identify the type of wave responsible for this beach profile.

Chesil Beach Internet Geography
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The plunging nature of destructive waves, along with their stronger backwash, means that pebbles are not moved far up the beach, which makes the beach profile steep.

Look at the image above. Are the features appropriately labelled?

Ridge and runnels on Harlech beach, North Wales. Internet Geography
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Identify the landform created where a spit grows across a bay.

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What term is used to identify the zone of deposited material that extends from the low water line to the limit of storm waves and can be divided in the foreshore and the backshore?

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What is the common name for a coastal sand hill above the high tide mark, shaped by wind action, covered with grasses and shrubs?

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What term is used to identify a depositional landform formed when a finger of sediment extends from the shore out to sea, often at a river mouth. It usually has a curved end because of opposing winds and currents?

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Landforms of coastal deposition quiz
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