wave abrasion


wave abrasion
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English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • wave-cut platform — or abrasion platform Gently sloping rock ledge that extends from the high tide level at a steep cliff base to below the low tide level. It develops as a result of wave abrasion; beaches protect the shore from abrasion and therefore prevent the… …   Universalium

  • Abrasion (geology) — Abrasion is mechanical scraping of a rock surface by friction between rocks and moving particles during their transport in wind, glacier, waves, gravity or running water, after friction, the moving particles dislodge loose and weak debris from… …   Wikipedia

  • Wave pounding — is the sledge hammer effect of tonnes of water crashing against cliffs. It shakes and weakens the rocks leaving them open to attack from hydraulic action and abrasion …   Wikipedia

  • wave-cut platform —    A gently sloping surface produced by wave erosion, extending into the sea or lake from the base of the wave cut cliff. This feature represents both the wave cut bench and the abrasion platform.    Compare: submerged wave cut platform.    GG …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • abrasion platform — noun A sloping or nearly flat bedrock surface extending out from the foot of a marine cliff under shallow water of a breaker (wave) zone …   Wiktionary

  • submerged wave-cut platform —    A subaqueous, relict erosional landform that originally formed as a wave cut bench and abrasion platform from coastal wave erosion and later submerged by rising sea level or subsiding land surface.    Compare: wave built terrace, wave cut… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • GEOGRAPHICAL SURVEY — Names The name Ereẓ Israel (the Land of Israel) designates the land which, according to the Bible was promised as an inheritance to the Israelite tribes. In the course of time it came to be regarded first by the Jews and then also by the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • sedimentary rock — Rock formed at or near the Earth s surface by the accumulation and lithification of fragments of preexisting rocks or by precipitation from solution at normal surface temperatures. Sedimentary rocks can be formed only where sediments are… …   Universalium

  • Marine terrace — A marine terrace, coastal terrace[1], raised beach or perched coastline is a relatively flat, horizontal or gently inclined surface of marine origin[2], mostly an old abrasion platform which has been lifted out of the sphere of wave activity… …   Wikipedia

  • Coastal erosion — Many stretches of the East Anglia, England coastline are prone to heavy levels of erosion, such as this, the collapsed section of cliffs at Hunstanton, Norfolk. Coastal erosion is the wearing away of land and the removal of beach or dune… …   Wikipedia

  • Wind — For other uses, see Wind (disambiguation). Wind, from the …   Wikipedia


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