Vocabulary
Shoreline Features
Shoreline Erosion
Tides
Fun With Food
100

When waves approach a straight shoreline at an angle

What is Wave Refraction?
100

A deposition bar or beach landform off coasts or lake shores


What is Spit?
100

An ocean current that moves parallel to shore

What is Longshore Current?
100

A tide just after a new or full moon, when there is the greatest difference between high and low water

What is spring tide?
200

A natural opening eroded out of a cliff face by marine processes


What is a Sea Arch?
200

A broad inlet of the sea where the land curves inward


What is Bay?
200

A body of water or air moving in a definite direction, especially through a surrounding body of water or air in which there is less movement

What is current?
200

A tide just after the first or third quarters of the moon when there is the least difference between high and low water

What is neap tide?
300

A column of rock standing in the sea, remaining after erosion of cliffs.


What is a Sea Stack?
300

A bar of sand or shingle joining an island to the mainland


What is a Tombolo?
300

A narrow piece of land that projects from a coastline into the sea


What is headland?
300

Tides that experiences one high and one low tide every lunar day

What is diurnal tide?
400

The narrow flat area often found at the base of a sea cliff or along the shoreline of a lake, bay, or sea that was created by erosion 


What is a Wave-Cut Cliff?
400

A pebbly or sandy shore by the ocean 


What is a Beach?
400

When the two highs and the two lows are about the same height

What is semidiurnal tide?
500

The rise and fall of sea levels caused by the combined effects of the gravitational forces exerted by the Moon and the Sun and the rotation of Earth


What are Tides?
500

A depositional feature as a result of longshore drift


What is Baymouth Bar?
500

Tides caused by the attractions of the sun and moon

What is meteorological tide?
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