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  1. Along coastal cliffs, the most effective erosion takes place ________.marshes


  2. The distance between one wave crest and the next is known as the ________.tsunamis


  3. Which of the following is most closely associated with fjords?glaciers


  4. A wave-cut platform most closely resembles the letter _____.L


  5. Which of the following is a shaper of the oceanic coastlines?all of the above


  6. The ________ is regularly covered and uncovered by the rise and fall of tides.foreshore zone


  7. Seismic sea waves may also be referred to as ________.marshes


  8. Water moving roughly parallel to the shoreline is called ________.longshore currents


  9. The single most important force in shaping coastal topography is(are) the ________.the beach


  10. Which of the following is most closely associated with a change in the volume of ocean water?glaciers


  11. The phenomenon of waves changing direction as they approach the shoreline is known as ________.swash


  12. Beach sand moves along the shore in a movement of materials called ________.beach drifting


  13. A linear extension of sand from the shore into the ocean is a ________.spit


  14. Most material eroded from a coastal cliff ends up as a ________.marshes


  15. The cascading forward motion of breaking waves as they rush upon the shore is called ________.refraction


  16. Most atolls began as ________ around volcanic islands which later subsided beneath the sea.fringing reefs


  17. Most present atolls are on former ________ islands.volcanic


  18. The most widespread of all coastal depositional features is ________.terrace


  19. The Great Barrier Reef is associated with ________.Australia


  20. Most coastal lagoons become, over time, ________.volcanic