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Coastal Systems: Longshore Beach Features

In the field with Simon Haslett, Professor of Physical Geography at the University of Wales, Newport, and author of Coastal Systems (2008, Routledge). Topics: beach cusps, longshore (littoral) drift, sediment sinks and traps, re-entrant trap, sediment (circulatory) cell, submarine canyon, deep sink, salient trap, spit, tombolo, barrier, breakwater, groyne, equilibrium trap, cuspate foreland, coastal management, sand conservation, swash, backwash Location: Cap Coz (Finistere, France). Latitude/longitude (for Google Earth): 47°53'25.02"N, 3°58'27.26"W. Further reading: S. K. Haslett (2008) Coastal Systems (2nd edition), Routledge: New York and London (see Section 2.6.3) (available from bookstores and Camera operator: Dr David Simm (Bath Spa University).
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