Coastal Zones Erosion.

Zakiya Tabassum
Mind Map by Zakiya Tabassum, updated more than 1 year ago
Zakiya Tabassum
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GCSE Geography Coastal Erosion. Please note: You may need to zoom in.

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Coastal Zones Erosion.
1 Hydraulic Action
1.1 The waves smash and crash into the cliffs, forming cracks which water and air enter
2 Corrosion/Solution
2.1 Solution: Weaker rock dissolve in the water
2.2 Corrosion: Rocks that have fallen from the seacliff, and are transported by water, and crash with the waves, eroding cliffs.
3 Abrasion
3.1 Pebbles grind over a rocky surface, becoming smooth
4 Attrition
4.1 Fragments of rock knock against eachother, becoming smoother and rounder
5 Erosion by the sea
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