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Relict Longshore Bar (Geoform Type)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 24

Geoform Origin Geologic
Geoform Bar
Geoform Type Relict Longshore Bar


Description
Definition A narrow, elongate, coarse-textured ridge that once rose near to, or barely above, a pluvial or glacial lake or other body of water and extended generally parallel to the shore but was separated from it by an intervening trough or lagoon; both the bar and lagoon are now relict features (Jackson 1997).