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Shoreline Erosion and Deposition

Renae Osborne

Words associated with shoreline deposits and erosion.

wavetrain sudden and rapid movement of material downslope
horns bowl like depression formed when glacial ice cuts into mountain walls
moraine mounds of wind deposited sand
barrierspit current that travels near and parallel to shoreline
beach extremely slow mass movement downslope
glacialdrift huge continuous mass of ice;Antarctica
rockfall time between breaking waves
angleofrepose place where land and water meet
cirque removal of fine sediment by wind
mudflow column remaining after erosion of mainland
creep underwater exposed ridge of sand
arete forms after erosion of sea cave cuts through completely
waveperiod exposed sandbar connected to shoreline
seacliff South Padre is one of these
seaarch jagged ridges formed between cirques
deflation sharp pyramide shaped peaks formed when cirque glaciers erode
shoreline breaking waves
till skipping,bouncing movement of sand sized particles
barrierisland most common till deposit
dunes unsorted rock material depostied by ice when it melts
contintental groups of waves
seastack area of shoreline made up of material deposited by waves
saltation steepest angle at which loose material will not slide downslope
sandbar formed when waves erode and undercut rock producing steep slopes
surf glacier formed in mountainous area
longshore Missing phrase2 - 28
landslide all material carried and depostied by glaciers
alpineglacier rapid movement of a large mass of mud

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