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Coasts And Waves Ap

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    • 1. Q1. What is the coast?
      • The coast is a narrow zone where the land, sea and atmosphere all meet.
      • Rivers often supply large amounts of suspended load for the seas to transport and deposit.
      • Coastal areas change constantly – often due to tides as well as erosion.
      • Coastline constantly adapting to new conditions.
    • 2. 2. Waves!
    • 3. Q2. What are waves?
    • 4. How waves break
    • 5. Q2. What are waves?
      • Waves are moving bodies of water that are caused by circular motions in the open sea.
      What factors influence the size of waves?
    • 6. Why are waves generally larger in the south west than in the south east? Wave energy depends on the fetch , the strength of the wind and the length of time over which the wind has blown. Look at an atlas or a wall map to find out the largest fetch around the British Isles. fetch = the distance over which the wind has blown
    • 7. Q4. What are the 2 types of wave?
    • 8. Q4. What are the 2 types of wave?

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