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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536

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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

2nd Edition
James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
Textbook Problem

Where else in the world might you expect active-margin coastlines?

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The expected location of active-margin coastlines in the world.

Explanation

Coasts are dynamic and complex systems that are influenced by global sea-level changes, tectonics, geomorphic processes, tidal range, storm, the biosphere and some other factors. These factors have a major role in the development of a coastal region.

Active-margin coasts are tectonically active. Most of the tectonic activities occurred around active ocean margin such as along the subduction zone and transform plate boundaries...

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