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By: Nate, Johnny, Chris, Taylor, Ben. Shoreline Erosion and Deposition. Wave Energy. Wind makes ripples which make waves. The bigger the wave the more dramatic a shore erodes. When a wave hits a rock several times in a row, it keeps breaking down until it is sand.

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By nate johnny chris taylor ben

By: Nate, Johnny, Chris, Taylor, Ben

Shoreline Erosion and Deposition


Wave energy
Wave Energy

  • Wind makes ripples which make waves.

  • The bigger the wave the more dramatic a shore erodes.

  • When a wave hits a rock several times in a row, it keeps breaking down until it is sand.

  • When a wave breaks, the bottom of the wave drags, and erodes the bottom of the ocean.


Wave erosion
Wave Erosion

  • Waves in the ocean and other large bodies of water produce coastal erosions.

  • Large storm waves can produce 2000 pounds of pressure per square ft.

  • The pure energy of waves along with the chemicals content of the water is what erodes the coastline.


Wave deposits
Wave Deposits

  • Waves carry materials like sand, rock fragments, dead coral, and shells.

  • Some of these materials wash up on shore where it forms a beach.


Questions
Questions

  • Name 2 materials that are in waves.

  • What makes waves?


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