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Tide-Modified Beach (Geoform Type)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 62

Geoform Origin Geologic
Geoform Beach
Geoform Type Tide-Modified Beach

Definition Beaches that occur in areas of high tide range (3-15 times the wave height) and usually lower waves (less than 0.3 meter). Tide-modified beaches include reflective beaches with a low-tide terrace, reflective beaches with bars and rips, and ultra dissipative beaches.