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    Coastal Landforms and Features Related to the Rock Type of the Area Coastal landforms and features are related to the rock type (geology) of the area. To collect information for hypothesis1 we visited a number of places. These are all recorded by number on the geological map of the Isle of Purbeck. This also served as a location map (see M1 for details). * Man O War Cove * Lulworth Cove * North Swanage Bay * South Swanage Bay * Redend point * North Studland Beach * South

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    Effects of Human Activity on Coastal Landforms Human activities add another layer of complexity to the natural processes of coastal lands and materials. These activities may have direct or indirect effects on our changing coastlines. They may effect sources of new sediment to the coast and the movement of sediment within the coastal environment. Sediment starvation caused by river and coastal management is one effect of human activities on the coast. For some coastal regions, such as the Pacific

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    past Cape Hatteras to Cape Lookout” (Inman, Dolan 1989). Figure 1 is a map of the area of study. This paper plans to look at the shoreline dynamics, climate, and biodiversity, of the Outer Banks. Understanding the physical characteristics of this coastal system is essential to comprehending how it will respond to changes due to anthropogenic or natural sources, and the role they have in defending the shoreline behind them. Shoreline Dynamics To understand the shoreline dynamics of the Outer Banks

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    Earth's Changing Surface

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    different landforms. The shape of an area of land is also known as its topography. The topography of an area of land could be flat, sloping, hilly, or mountainous. Elevation, relief, and landforms determine an area’s topography. Elevation is the height above sea level. Relief is the difference in elevation between the highest and lowest parts off an area. A landform is a feature of topography formed by the process that shape Earth’s surface. All landforms have elevation and relief. A landform region

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    efforts are not 100% effective and while the island will continue to transform; with human intervention, we hope to mitigate this change to a minimum. Barrier islands are seen mainly in coastal settings with three main characteristics. First, they usually have a low-gradient continental shelf next to a low-relief coastal plain. The second characteristic is an abundant sediment supply. Both shelf and plain are made up of unconsolidated sediments, typically providing the barrier islands with an abundant

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    Field Trip To Double Haven and Ap Chau

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    In this field trip, I have visited Lai Chi Wo and Ap Chau. In the morning on 8th March, we got on the boat at Ma Liu Shui Pier. The boat entered the area of Double Haven through the Tolo Harbour and North Channel. We arrived at Lai Chi Wo after two-hour boat ride. Lai Chi Wo is in the Double Haven marine park of Hong Kong Global Geopark of China. It is located in the northern New Territories of Hong Kong. The features of this place include Hakka walled village, Fung Shui woodland, Lai Chi Wo Nature

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    Aileana 2002 As families go, mine was what I thought of as normal – whatever that may mean. We always took our summer family vacations in Durness in the Northwestern Highlands of Scotland. My Seanmhair on my father’s side lives in a converted crofter cottage on the edge of the cliffs above the sea. The cottage is made of the same stone as the low walls near the cottage. I always loved going back each year to my father’s childhood home. The Highlands of Scotland were more than just the 5,333

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    Mono Basin Volcanism

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    Mono Basin Volcanism The last basin in the Basin and Range before the Sierra Nevada Mountain range is the Mono Basin. The Mono Basin consists of landforms such as the Mono-Inyo Craters, Black Point, Negit Island, Paoha Island, Mono Lake, Devils Punch Bowl, Panum Crater, and some others (Hamburger et al; 2004). All of these landforms were created by volcanism. Actually, the Mono Basin is in one of the most volcanically active places in the world (Forest Service; 2004). Paoha Island, Negit

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    of new features. The changes that come about through the movement and change of state of water are various and encapsulate a multitude of factors. In this essay I am going to focus upon landforms that have been altered or changed through the process of water. In particular costal landforms. Costal landforms can be affected by three factors. Sea level change, land movement and glacial movement. Thee these factors can be indexed into two categories Isostatic and Eusostatic. Eusostatic movements

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    Case Study of Fluvial Landforms and Processes All rivers aim to reach equilibrium so they are balanced and when they are in equilibrium from source to mouth a smooth curve is created called the graded long profile. However, as you can see from the diagram many rivers such as The Afon Glaslyn, do not acheive equilibrium and reach their graded long profile: Long Profile of Afon Glaslyn River with graded long profile [IMAGE][IMAGE] Rivers become out of equilibrium when there is a change

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