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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
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James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
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How do active-margin coastlines differ from passive- margin coastlines?

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The way in which active-margin coastlines differ from passive margin coastlines.

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

Plate tectonics has a major influence in the development of two major coastal types; they are passive-margin coasts and active-margin coasts. Passive-margin coasts are tectonically calm, with minute mountain building or volcanic activity...

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