Processes called erosion, mass movement and weathering break down and remove material from the coast. The material is moved along the coastline by the sea and deposited when there is energy loss.
What causes waves?
Magnetic pull of the Earth
What are the characteristics of a destructive wave?
Weak swash and strong backwash
Strong swash and weak backwash
Weak swash and weak backwash
What are the characteristics of a constructive wave?
Which type of weathering involves expanding of water?
Large blocks of rock sliding downhill is which type of mass movement?
Saturated soil slumping down a curved surface is which type of mass movement?
Which type of erosion is the sheer power of the waves hitting the cliffs?
Pebbles grinding along a rock platform is known as which type of erosion?
Which of these describes saltation transportation?
Particles carried within the water
Pebbles rolling along the sea bed
The bouncing movement of pebbles along the seabed
Why does the sea deposit sediment?
It runs out of coastline
It loses energy
There is a change in rock type