Headlands and Bays

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Headlands and Bays

  1. 1. Attrition Corrasion Weathering 1
  2. 2. 2 Images CC PhilpC, Severecci, VikEliis
  3. 3. Swash Erosion Backwash 3
  4. 4. 4 Images CC PhilpC, , iknow-uk Wabberjocky
  5. 5. Freeze-thaw Biological Chemical 5
  6. 6. http://www.flickr.com/photos/anthonythomas/3085961629/
  7. 7. Harder rock Harder rock Softer rock Waves attack the coastline.
  8. 8. Harder rock Harder rock Softer rock Harder rock The more resistant rock is left sticking out into the sea called a headland . The softer rock is eroded by the sea- forming a bay . This area is now more sheltered, this encourages deposition and beaches are formed.
  9. 9. Harder rock Harder rock Softer rock Harder rock Surrounded by deep water and exposed to the full force of the waves- the headlands are eroded . The shallower waters in the bay continue to encourage deposition .

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