Coastal landscapes are formed by a combination of erosion, transportation and deposition processes. They each have distinctive features which can be identified on an OS map.
The force of the sea changes coastal landscapes. What is the size of the wave determined by?
The time of day
The speed of the wind
The amount of fish in the sea
What is attrition?
This happens when rocks and pebbles carried by the waves smash into each other and wear each other away
This is the process of rocks and pebbles carried by the waves wearing away rocks as they are thrown against cliffs
This is when chemicals in the seawater dissolve minerals in the rocks, causing them to break up
Which of the following coastal features is formed by erosion?
Which process is mainly responsible for the formation of a spit?
What process is said to describe the force of the waves?
What is another name for the process of solution?
What feature is created when an arch collapses?
What process is used to describe the movement of material along a coastline?
What feature is formed at a bend in a coastline?