EARTH: AN INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY

Chapter 20: Shorelines

Concept #6 Quiz

Choose the best possible answer to the following questions about Key Concept 6 "Coastal classification."

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1. What is classification of coastlines based upon? [Hint]

2. In which two ways does an “emergent” coast form? Choose the two that apply. [Hint]

3.

Indicate the best description for the process occuring at each label in the photograph of an emergent coastline.  

For each item below, use the pull-down menu to select the letter that labels the correct part of the image.

The letters A through D appear on an image associated with this question.

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Which type of coast is this and why? [Hint]

5. The emergent coastline in the Hudson Bay region of Canada is the result of which of the following?  

6. Which of the following coastlines would typically have wave-cut cliffs and wave-cut platforms? [Hint]

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