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Across
  1. 5. boulders rolling on the sea bed
  2. 7. occurs when the sun, earth and moon form a right angle
  3. 8. sea level change caused by changing volume of water in the ocean
  4. 9. responsible for smoothing wave cut platforms
  5. 11. durdle door
  6. 15. a store in the coastal system
  7. 17. when weak acids in rain water dissolve carbonate rocks
  8. 18. could form the boundary of a sediment cell
  9. 20. an individual feature shaped by coastal processes
  10. 23. frequent waves which plunge down onto the beach when they break
  11. 25. a cave where erosion has continued vertically
  12. 26. sea level change which has local effects due to rising/falling land
  13. 28. material that would lead to a slump or mudflow
  14. 30. when a spit re-joins the land
  15. 31. the most common wind direction
  16. 32. another term for beach nourishment; beach _________
  17. 34. responsible for holding mud together in a salt marsh ecosystem
  18. 36. the weakening of rocks in-situ
  19. 39. pebbles bouncing along the sea bed
  20. 41. old harry
  21. 42. feedback which promotes dynamic equilibrium
  22. 44. wire basket filled with pebbles
Down
  1. 1. grass which thrives in sand dune ecosystems
  2. 2. air forced into cracks in the cliff by a breaking wave
  3. 3. a coastline where rock strata run parallel to the shore
  4. 4. tide with the largest tidal range
  5. 6. sea level change caused by earthquakes
  6. 10. movement of sediment down the beach, usually perpendicular to the coastline
  7. 12. sloping sea wall
  8. 13. loose rocks detach from the cliff face and fall to the beach
  9. 14. periodic rise and fall of the sea level
  10. 16. low wave height, long wave length
  11. 19. a coastline where rock strata run perpendicular to the shore
  12. 21. weathering which does not involve a chemical change
  13. 22. feedback which amplifies an initial change
  14. 24. a current which flows offshore against the direction of waves
  15. 27. an assemblage of landforms
  16. 29. coastlines characterised by presence of rias or fjords
  17. 33. barriers built at right angles to the shore, to stop longshore drift
  18. 35. movement of material up the beach, often at an angle
  19. 37. a finger of beach material that extends out to sea and is attached to the land at one end
  20. 38. slabs of rock detach and slide down the cliff face
  21. 39. how a larger sediment cell may be divided
  22. 40. an input into the coastal system
  23. 43. when a spit connects to an island