Coastal and Submarine Morphology

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ILLUSTRATIONS
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Ia)Corrosion pitting of Estérel porphyryfacing page68
b. b) Coastal lapiés on the Crozon peninsula, Brittany
c. c) Large flat-bottomed pools at Mazagan, Morocco
d. d) Large coastal overhang in coral limestone in the Red Sea
IIa) Cliffs in glacial deposits at Cromer76
b. b) Drumlin cut by the sea, Youghal, Ireland
c. c) Landslips at the Warren, Folkestone
d. d) False cliffs at Cap Martin, Alpes-Maritimes
IIIa) Storm beaches at Pwll Du, South Wales80
b. b) Superimposed ripple marks at Fédala, Morocco
c. c) Rhomboidal ripple marks on the Gascony coast
IV Coastal barchans at Mogador, Morocco96
V Estuary of the Wadi Dra, Morocco100
VIa) Tidal creek in Blakeney marsh, Norfolk108
b. b) Eroded marsh in the Conquet estuary, Brittany
c. c) Salt pans in Blakeney marsh
d. d) Pebbles dredged from the Saint-Tropez canyon, Provence
VIIa) Underwater overhang on a coral reef in the Red Sea116
b. b) Detailed coral forms on the same reef
VIIIa) General view of the Marmar Reef with shallow lagoon, Red Sea124
b. b) Contraposed coast at Porth Neigwl, North Wales
TEXT FIGURES
1. Waves and currentsPage17
2. Eustatism and isostasy48
3. Cliffs: types, structural effects, and evolution63
4. Cliff types72
5. Beach terminology79
6. Tombolos, lagoons, and spits87

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Table of contents

  • Title Page 5
  • Contents 7
  • Illustrations 9
  • Introduction 11
  • Part One - Coastal Geomorphology 13
  • Chapter I - The Forces in Action 15
  • Chapter II - Shoreline Movements 41
  • Chapter III - Coastal Features Related To Sea Action 60
  • Chapter IV - Classification of Coasts 153
  • Chapter V - Coastal Evolution 179
  • Part Two - An Outline of Submarine Geomorphology 193
  • Chapter VI - General Remarks 195
  • Chapter VII - The Continental Margin 205
  • Bibliography 226
  • Chapter VIII - The Deep-Sea Floor 234
  • Bibliography 259
  • Index 267
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