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CLIP 8429

An introduction to the coastline

An introduction to the coastline
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Key Info
  • An introduction to the coastline
  • Duration: 01:37
  • A look at how the sea shapes and erodes the coastline. The British coastline is one of the most varied in the world. The coastline moves backwards as the sea wears it away. The Pembrokeshire coast has many cliffs formed from hard, rugged rock.
  • Subject:

    Geography

       Topic:

    Seaside and Coast

  • Keywords: coast, coastline, rock, sand, pebbles, mud flats, cliffs, sea, weathering, erosion
Ideas for use in class
  • Useful as an introduction to coastlines. Could use in conjunction with other clips on coastlines; 08430, 08432, 08433, 08434, 08435
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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