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# The process by which swash and backwash move <i>sediments</i> along a <i>beach face</i>.
 
# The process by which swash and backwash move <i>sediments</i> along a <i>beach face</i>.
 
# The sediments so moved. Beach drift typically consists of sand, gravel, shell fragments, and pebbles.
 
# The sediments so moved. Beach drift typically consists of sand, gravel, shell fragments, and pebbles.
# See also <i>longshore drift</i>.
 
 
#The movement of material along the shore by the action of the uprush and backwash of waves breaking at an angle with the shore. Syn: [[longshore drift]]  
 
#The movement of material along the shore by the action of the uprush and backwash of waves breaking at an angle with the shore. Syn: [[longshore drift]]  
  
 
Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms
 
Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms

Revision as of 09:48, 16 November 2020

  1. The process by which swash and backwash move sediments along a beach face.
  2. The sediments so moved. Beach drift typically consists of sand, gravel, shell fragments, and pebbles.
  3. The movement of material along the shore by the action of the uprush and backwash of waves breaking at an angle with the shore. Syn: longshore drift

Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms


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