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Barrier Beach (Geoform Type)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 59

Geoform Origin Geologic
Geoform Beach
Geoform Type Barrier Beach

Definition A narrow, elongate, coarse-textured, intertidal, sloping landform that is generally parallel with the beach ridge component of the barrier island (or a spit), and which is adjacent to the ocean (Jackson 1997; Peterson 1981).