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Unformatted text preview: Bluff Cove on the Palos
Verdes coastline. Figure 20.10b Figure 20.10a We see this at Bluff
Cove on the Palos
Verdes coastline. coastal
here wave refraction obvious here Bluff Cove,
Palos Verdes Los Angeles basin wave cut terrace road gone landslide Depositional landforms along shorelines A classic sandspit — Deering, Alaska Morro
sand spit tombolo
Morro Rock Depositional landforms along shorelines Bays (or estuaries or lagoons) constitute valuable wetlands An estuary, a critical biological environment MORRO BAY ESTUARY
A critical wildlife habitant
(most in California are gone) low tide on the wetlands high tide in the estuary Santa
del Ray Marina del Rey Depositional landforms along shorelines Engineering structures to create and preserve
beaches Sediment transport along
shorelines is influenced
by offshore currents and
wave and surf action. breakwater
jetties Entrance to Marina de...
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This note was uploaded on 05/11/2013 for the course GEOL 105Lg taught by Professor Davis,platt during the Fall '07 term at USC.
- Fall '07