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Unformatted text preview: going coastal uplift. a bench is
here -- seen at
a high tide. Wave-cut bench uplifted above present sea level
Sea cliffs formed by uplift of the wave-cut bench U
T Palos Verdes
peninsula San Pedro basin The Palos Verdes peninsula — coastal uplift and erosion
with multiple wave cut terraces (0 = present, 1, 2 = oldest) 2 1 f sea clif
Old 1 0 America’s most endangered coastlines Chesapeake Bay
— Cape Hatteras
Coast Wetlands Chesapeake Bay —
the largest estuary
on the east coast.
and animal wastes. Cape Hatteras and its
offshore barrier islands
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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