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QUIZ: Can you name the Crowded Coast key words?

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DefinitionKey word
The migration of people into urban areas from rural or coastal areas.
The transport of sediments along the coast at an angle to the shoreline dependent on the direction of the prevailing wind.
Weathering of rocks that occurs when water in cracks freezes and expands.
The growth of algae, caused by the water containing too much nitrogen and phosphates
Management strategy for coastal areas based on plans for the future and involvement of all sectors of society.
Sea defences such as sea walls, groynes, rock armour, rip rap etc.
Sea defences such as beach replenishment where the beach is rebuilt using sand.
DefinitionKey word
When air becomes trapped in joints and cracks on a cliff face. When a wave breaks, the trapped air is compressed which weakens the cliff and causes erosion.
A belt of parks or rural land surrounding a town or city
the difference between birth and death rates
Industry which can be sited in a number of different places.
The length of water over which a wind has blown.
The earth's physical structure

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