Landforms are natural features of
the earth's surface, for example a
mountain, valley, lowland or
What are coastal
Coastal landforms are lands that develop and
persist along the coast and are the result of a
combination of processes acting upon the
sediments and rocks present in the coastal zone.
How are landforms managed?
Land forms on the coast are created or
formed as a result of wave processes such
as corrasion, hydraulic, solution and
attrition. These processes erode the coast
and the material is transported and
deposited along the coastline.
What are the different types of
Coastal landforms created by erosion include
headlands, bays and cliffs. Landforms created by
deposition include spits, salt marshes and beaches.
What are landscapes?
A landscape is the overall appearance of an area
resulting from the interaction of landforms,
vegetation and sold with human elements of the
environment, such as transport networks.
settlements, farms and factories.
What do landscapes include?
Landscapes include natural elements, human
element, living elements and changeable
What are coastal features?
Along a coastline there are features created by
erosion. These include cliffs, wave-cut
platforms and wave-cut notches. There are
also headlands and bays, caves, arches, stacks