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17: Coastal Processes and Landforms

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    Learning Outcomes

    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.

    Thumbnail: Derivative of “Point Arena-Stornetta unit of the California Coastal National Monument” (Public Domain; Bob Wick/BLM via Flickr) by Chloe Branciforte


    This page titled 17: Coastal Processes and Landforms is shared under a CC BY-SA 4.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Chloe Branciforte & Emily Haddad (ASCCC Open Educational Resources Initiative) .

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