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Wave-Dominated Beach (Geoform Type)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 64

Geoform Origin Geologic
Geoform Beach
Geoform Type Wave-Dominated Beach


Description
Definition Beaches that are exposed to persistent ocean swell, waves, and low tides (range of less than 2 meters). Wave-dominated beaches include reflective beaches, intermediate beaches, and dissipative beaches (Short 2006).