The Online Library of Knowledge

Erosion

Coastlines A-Z

Bar   A mound of sand and pebbles that builds up offshore. It is formed by waves and currents moving sand from one place to another along the coastline

Bay   A wide, curving area of sea between two headlands. Bays form where soft rock has been worn away by the sea. 

© 2019 Q-files Ltd. All rights reserved. Switch to Mobile