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Tide-Dominated Beach (Geoform Type)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 63

Geoform Origin Geologic
Geoform Beach
Geoform Type Tide-Dominated Beach


Description
Definition Beaches that occur in areas of high tide range (10-15 times the wave height) and usually lower waves; wave height is very low. Tide-dominated beaches include reflective beaches with sand ridges, reflective beaches with sand flats, reflective beaches with tidal sand flats, reflective beaches with tidal mud flats, and reflective beaches with rock flats.