Long Shore Drift

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Coastal Geography - Coastal Landforms - Spits
... Long shore drift pushes sediment along the beach but when it reaches a turn as in the diagram, the long shore drift does not always easily turn with it ... The area may be also be shielded from wave action, preventing much long shore drift ...

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