105-23 10-17 Coastlines, beaches

We see this at bluff cove on the palos verdes

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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 water deeper here coastal water shallower 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 Bay tidal wetlands 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 Monica Venice Marina del Rey Playa 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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