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Unformatted text preview: Sea stacks and arches remnants of erosion Tides ocean tides are the results of the gravitational attraction of the moon and sun on the ocean causes water to bulge outward on the side nearest the moon on the opposite side, inertia created by the Earth's rotation causes ocean water to bulge in the opposite direction 2 oceanic bulges so two sets of tides daily when a location lies under a bulge it experiences a high tide Number of factors influence timing and reach of tides Sun's gravity the equator tides are smaller than those at the poles...
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- Fall '08