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COAST by Mind Map: COAST
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COAST

Coastal Erosion

removing materials from the coast.

Agents, Current, Flow of water, Horizontally, Vertically, Waves, Rise and falling movement on water surface, Wind energy, Speed, Fetch, distance over wind blows across open waters, Swash, waves behind pushing, Backwash, fall back due to gravity, High energy- destructive, Low energy- constructive

Cliff

high,steep rock surface

rocky coast repeatedly eroded

Shore platform- gentle sloping at base of the cliff

Land which adjoins and merges with the sea.

Coastal Transportation

transporting materials along coast

Waves

Long-shore current

Spits

Long, narrow ridge of sand

Attached to mainland

Protruding into the sea

Deposition reach bend or bay, encounting shallow water

Tombolos

Extension of coastline

Coastal Deposition

Depositing materials on the coast

Low-energy wave

Long-shore current

Beaches

Landforms

Headlands & Bays

Different resistance rock, Erosion, Uneven coastlines

More resistant rock protrude into the sea, Headlands, Bending of waves - Refraction, concentrates on headland, weakening along the bay