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1

Geological structure is responsible for the formation of _____ and _____ coasts.

Concordant & discordant

2

Concordant coastlines are where the rocks lie _____ to the coastline.

Parallel

3

Discordant coastlines are where the rocks lie _____ to the coastline.

Perpendicular

4

Two features of concordant coastlines.

Haff & Dalmation

5

What is a Haff coastline?

Where two spits build up over a bay and create a sandy 'line' connecting two headlands. Resulting in a lagoon forming.

6

What is a Dalmation coastline?

Where the fjords have flooded as sea level rises, resulting in long, thin islands that run parallel to the coast.

7

Two features of discordant coastlines.

Headlands & bays

8

What makes up geological structure? (4)

Jointing, dip, faulting & folding

9

Give an example of a micro feature

Cave