Geography: Coast

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Geography: Coast by Mind Map: Geography: Coast

1. Soft engineering

1.1. Planting mangroves along the shore

1.2. Beach nourishment

1.3. encouraging growth of coral reefs

1.3.1. New node

2. Coastal Processes

2.1. Transportation

2.1.1. Longshore current

2.1.2. Waves

2.1.2.1. Longshore drift

2.2. Deposition

2.2.1. Waves

2.2.1.1. Low energy to carry load.

2.2.2. Currents

2.3. Erosion

2.3.1. Process of removing materials from the coast

2.3.1.1. Wave pounding

2.3.1.2. Scouring

2.3.1.3. Corrasion

2.3.1.4. Hydraulic Action

3. Coastal Landforms

3.1. Cliffs and shore platforms

3.1.1. New node

3.2. Headlands and bays

3.3. Beaches

3.3.1. New node

3.4. Spits and tombolos

4. Coastel Management Techniques

4.1. Hard engineering

4.1.1. Brick walls

4.1.2. Breakwaters

4.1.2.1. New node

4.1.3. Gabions