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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
Publisher: CENGAGE L
ISBN: 9781133606536
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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

2nd Edition
James Petersen
Publisher: CENGAGE L
ISBN: 9781133606536

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Chapter 17, Problem 19FQ
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What feature separates a barrier island from the mainland?

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Ch. 17 - FIGURE 17.21 A series of groins on the Atlantic...Ch. 17 - Where else in the world might you expect...Ch. 17 - How does a marine terrace differ from an abrasion...Ch. 17 - What type of landform is the entire long, narrow...Ch. 17 - What is the highest elevation on the linear...Ch. 17 - How much evidence of human use exists on the...Ch. 17 - Behind the linear feature is a water body. Is it...Ch. 17 - Is the coastline shown on the Eastport map...Ch. 17 - Note Beaverdam Creek in the upper middle part of...Ch. 17 - Based on its gradient, does Beaverdam Creek always...Ch. 17 - What kind of topographic feature exists as...Ch. 17 - How do you think geomorphic processes will likely...Ch. 17 - What type of natural hazard is this coastal area...Ch. 17 - What is the difference between a shoreline and the...Ch. 17 - Describe the major factors that produce the tides....Ch. 17 - What controls the size of wind waves?Ch. 17 - How do waves change when they enter shallow...Ch. 17 - What is wave refraction, and how is it related to...Ch. 17 - Explain the similarities and differences between...Ch. 17 - How are abrasion platforms made? What is a sea...Ch. 17 - Explain the similarities and differences between...Ch. 17 - How do active-margin coastlines differ from...Ch. 17 - Why is geography known as the spatial science?...Ch. 17 - A wind wave with a wavelength of 75 meters and a...Ch. 17 - If a wave 60 meters long travels through water...Ch. 17 - Using Google Earth, examine the barrier islands...

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