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17: Coastal Processes and Landforms

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    After completing this chapter, you should be able to:

    ✓ Identify the submergent coastlines in the US and common depositional features, including beaches, spits and hooks, tombolos, and barrier islands.

    ✓ Identify emergent coastlines in the US and common erosional features, including sea stacks, arches, cliffs, terraces and wave-cut platforms.

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