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Definition:
Coastal processes refers to the action of natural forces (e.g. erosion,
deposition, tectonic uplift) on the shoreline, and the nearshore seabed. Some
examples of landforms resulting from these processes are wave-cut cliffs,
beaches, and wave-cut benches.


Reference:
Adapted from Geomorphology from Space, Chapter 8 from COASTAL LANDFORMS
by Arthur L. Bloom
http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/geomorphology/GEO_6/GEO_CHAPTER_6.HTML>
http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/geomorphology/GEO_6/GEO_CHAPTER_6.HTML