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People and coasts

People have always lived and worked by the coast, or enjoyed visiting it.

Most coastal settlements have developed around docks, ports and harbours. These have been built where there is good access to the sea, usually at the mouth of a river.


A stretch of coast with specially built sea walls and deep water so that ships can come in to load and unload.

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