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05-rocky_coasts - Differential erosion leads to cave...

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Characteristics of Rocky Coast Cape Town South Africa
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Bedrock Cliff Morphology and Process Where is this?
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Cliff coast processes and morphology Prevalent along high energy rocky coasts Abrasion platforms and marine terraces Formation of stacks and arches Notches and caves Tombolo development
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Wave Energy
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Slumping due to El Nino Events
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Marine platform formation Wave abrasion
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Wave -cut terrace
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Abrasion of vertically tilted sedimentary rocks
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Marine Terrace
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Marine Terrace
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Marine Terrace development along the California coast Sea Stack Sea Stack
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Marine Terrace development along the California coast
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Multiple Marine Terraces in Northern California
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Unformatted text preview: Differential erosion leads to cave development and other rocky coast features Notch development by wave abrasion at the high tide line Former Wave-cut Notch What does this tell us about sea level? Incipient cave and stack development * Note the preferential erosion the base and some vertical fractures Stack along the Alaskan Peninsula Complex Stack along the Alaskan Peninsula Twelve Apostles of the southwest Australian Coast Tombolo Formation London Bridge before London Bridge after Corona del Mar sea arch More Sea Arches Note horizontally layered rocks Note vertically dipping rocks The End...
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  • Spring '11
  • Fitzgereld
  • Coastal geography, Coastal and oceanic landforms, MARINE TERRACE, Bedrock Cliff Morphology, energy rocky coasts, Cliff coast processes

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