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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