What are the features of erosion and deposition due to waves?

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Oct 27, 2015

Waves and Erosion:

a. Sea cliffs and terraces

b. Sea stacks and caves

Deposits by Waves:

a. Beaches

b. Sand bars and pits


Wave erosion forms variety of features along a shoreline.

Deposit by waves: Waves carry large amount of sand, rock particles, and pieces of shells. Sand and other sediments carried away from one shoreline to the other and maybe deposited elsewhere in the shoreline.

Shoreline's shape is always changing