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8A: Coastal Processes Started: June 27, 2009 4:51 PM Questions: 29     1. 8A-1  (Points: 1)      The wave crests in the deep water part of the chart are oriented _________ to the shoreline (beach). a. parallel b. at an oblique angle   Save Answer     2. 8A-2  (Points: 1)      The orthogonal you drew _________________. a. is straight b. curves towards shore c. curves away from the shore   Save Answer     3. 8A-3  (Points: 1)      This orthogonal ________________________.

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a. is straight b. curves toward shore c. curves away from the shore   Save Answer     4. 8A-4  (Points: 1)      The longshore current in the left panel flows from __________. a. right to left b. left to right   Save Answer     5. 8A-5  (Points: 1)      If the wave crests approaching the same shoreline from deep water were parallel to the shore, the  orthogonals associated with them would _______________________. a. be straight b. curve to the left c. curve to the right
Save Answer     6. 8A-6  (Points: 1)      Generalizing, patterns of orthogonals indicate that wave crests approaching a shoreline at oblique angles are  refracted, or bent, ___________________. a. toward the shoreline b. away from the shoreline   Save Answer     7. 8A-7  (Points: 1)      Your analysis shows that orthogonals of wave crests approaching a headland refract ______________ the  headland. a. away from

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