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How do seas shape the Earth's surface?

How do seas shape the Earth's surface?

Seawater, as an external force, plays an important role in shaping coastlines.

Geography

Keywords

seawater, sea shore, flood tide, tide, ebb tide, wave, coastline, cliff, rock, lagoon, bay, spit, abrasion, sea, ocean, relief features, landform, alluvion, physical geography, geography

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Questions

  • Where are wave-cut notches formed?
  • Which type of coast is characterised by wave-cut notches?
  • Which type of coast is characterised by stacks?
  • Which type of coast is characterised by arches?
  • Which type of coast is characterised by wave-cut platforms?
  • Which type of coast is characterised by caves?
  • Which type of coast is characterised by recurved spits?
  • Which type of coast is characterised by beach ridges?
  • Which type of coast is characterised by tombolos?
  • Which type of coast is characterised by lagoons?
  • At what depth does a wave die down on the sea?
  • What is a spit?
  • Is it true that water particles in a wave follow an orbital path?
  • Is it true that waves are generated by the orbiting of the Earth?
  • Is it true that stacks are created when arches collapse?
  • Is it true that wave-cut platforms are created only by the sediment that is carried by the seawater?
  • At which type of coast does the erosion of seawater occur?
  • At which type of coast does the deposition of seawater occur?
  • Which landform is NOT characteristic of depositional coastlines?
  • Which landform is NOT shaped by seawater?

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