common coastal features
Area where the land meets the sea; its features vary depending on climate, wind, sea and the type of rocks of which it is composed.
Arch hollowed out of a headland by the sea.
Natural underground cavity that results from the slow dissolution and erosion of rock by water.
Needle-shaped column resulting from the collapse of an arch.
Exposed summit of a sand deposit formed near or occasionally far from a shoreline.
Small island made of rock.
Ridge of sand joining an island to the shoreline.
Elongated ridge of sand or pebbles extending into the water.
Rock tip just above the surface of the water.
Tapering strip of land jutting into the sea.
Steep rock face shaped by a sea.
Accumulation of sand shaped by the wind.
Mouth of a river that is influenced by the tides; it forms an indentation in the coastline that varies in width and depth.
Shallow expanse of seawater separated from the sea by a ridge of sand or a barrier island.
Accumulation of sand or pebbles along a coast.