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What is a coast?
A coast is where the land meets the ocean or a sea
What is a blowhole?
A blowhole is where water is pushed up through a hole in the top of a cave.
What is a stack?
A stack is a pile of objects, typically one that is neatly arranged
What is a arch?
A arch is the remaining structure after a cave has eroded.
What is a cave?
A cave is a natural underground chamber in a hillside or cliff
Is a lagoon formed by deposition or erosion?
What is erosion?
Erosion is the process of eroding other natural agents
What is deposition?
Deposition is a process where materials are added to the coastline
What are constructive waves?
are gentle and deposit materials on the shoreline over time.
What is longshore drift?
is where materials are carried from one point of the coast to another
What coastal landforms are formed from erosion?
What coastal landforms are formed from deposition?
How do humans use coasts?
What is a harbour?
a place on the coast where ships may park in shelter
What is a stonewall?
delay or obstruct water flowing
What is dredging?
clear of a harbour, by scooping out mud
What is a groyne?
a low wall or sturdy timber barrier built out into the sea from a beach to check erosion and drifting
What are human activities that damage coastlines?
Residential + beach houses
Walking over the sand dunes and ruining vegetation
Building houses on cliffs
Littering causing pollution