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Unformatted text preview: Lab Report Questions 1. Where did all the sand come from to form the barrier beach? Glaciers 2. How is sand transported? wind and water 3. What are berms? high point of tide 4. What is a barrier beach and why is its important?(use only one answer on answer sheet) changing ridge of sand 5. At the Rocky Shore what type of rocks would we expect to see?(Use only one on answer sheet) quartz 6. How do you think Beavertail Point from the Rocky Shore was formed? igneous intrusions 7. What forms sand dunes? blowing wind only 8. At Beavertail, what percentage of land is used for residential purposes? 30-35 9. The shoreline of Beavertail is comprised from what type of bedrock? Jamestown Formation 10. What is the major issue with the sand dunes found at East Beach? erosion 11. What has occurred from the three charts for East Beach with the accumulation of sand from 1963-1996 at East...
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