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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
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James Petersen
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FIGURE 17.21 A series of groins on the Atlantic shoreline at Norfolk, Virginia, captures sand to maintain the beach along one stretch of the coastline.

How do you think the stretch of coast beyond the last groin would be affected by these structures?

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The way by which the stretch of coast beyond the last groin would affect these structures.

Explanation

Groins are the rigid structures that are constructed from the shore of an ocean or bank of a river to interrupt the flow of water and to limit the movement of sediment. It is a type of physical barrier that is constructed to prevent the transport of sediments in the direction of longshore drift...

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