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17.2: Activity 17A- Identifying Coastal Landforms

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  • 1. In general, the West Coast of the US is an example of which type of coastline?

    a. Why?

    2. In general, the East and Gulf Coasts of the US is an example of which type of coastline?

    a. Why?

    3. Identify the landforms in Figure 17.15 and their process of formation (deposition or erosion).

    a. Landform A:

    b. Landform B:

    c. These landforms typically develop due to which processes?

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    Figure 17.15: Landforms for Question 3 of Activity 17A.

    4. Identify the landform in Figure 17.16 and the process of formation (deposition or erosion).

    a. Landform C:

    b. This landform typically develops due to which processes?

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    Figure 17.16: Landform for Question 4 of Activity 17A.

    5. Identify the landforms in Figure 17.17 and their process of formation (deposition or erosion).

    a. Landform D:

    b. Landform E:

    c. These landforms typically develop due to which processes?

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    Figure 17.17: Landforms for Question 5 of Activity 17A.

    6. Identify the landform in the image below and the process of formation (deposition or erosion).

    a. Landform F:

    b. This landform typically develops due to which processes?

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    Figure 17.18: Landform for Question 6 of Activity 17A.

    7. Identify the landforms in the image below and their process of formation (deposition or erosion).

    a. Landform G:

    b. Landform H:

    c. These landforms typically develop due to which processes?

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    Figure 17.19: Landforms for Question 7 of Activity 17A.

    8. Identify the landform in the image below and the process of formation (deposition or erosion).

    a. Landform I:

    b. This landform typically develops due to which processes?

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    Figure 17.20: Landform for Question 8 of Activity 17A.

    Attributions

    • Figure 17.15: Derivative of “Point Arena-Stornetta unit of the California Coastal National Monument” (Public Domain; Bob Wick/BLM via Flickr) by Chloe Branciforte
    • Figure 17.16: Derivative of “California Coastal National Monument at Trinidad Head” (Public Domain; Bob Wick/BLM via Flickr) by Chloe Branciforte
    • Figure 17.17: Derivative of “Point Arena-Stornetta Unit of the California Coastal National Monument” (Public Domain; David Ledig/BLM via Flickr) by Chloe Branciforte
    • Figure 17.18: Derivative of “Rural California Coastline” (CC-BY 2.0; Wonderlane via Flickr) by Chloe Branciforte
    • Figure 17.19: “Coastal Landforms” (CC-BY 4.0; Chloe Branciforte via Google Earth, own work)​
    • Figure 17.20: “Lagoon” (CC-BY 4.0; Chloe Branciforte via Google Earth, own work)
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