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1
Q

What is a zigzag movement of sand along a beach?

A

Longshore drift

2
Q

What is the movement of water along a shore as waves strike the shore at an angle?

A

Longshore current

3
Q

What are deposits of sand along shorelines?

A

Sandbar

4
Q

Barrier islands run ______________ to the coast.

A

parallel

5
Q

What are mounds of sand built up by wind?

A

Sand dunes

6
Q

What two things create sand dunes?

A

Loose sand and strong winds