Coastal Landforms and Processes

Year 7 Humanities

beach

We learnt at the beach about dunes and parts of the beach. We measured the height of the sand and we saw the direction of the waves.

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hydraulic action

Hydraulic action is when waves smash into rocks eroding them


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attrition

Attrition is when waves smash rocks on the shore into each other
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abrasion

Abrasion is when bits of rock grind down surfaces like sandpaper


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corrosion

Corrosion is when acids in sea water will dissolve some types of rock.


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Bondi Beach time lapse