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beach face

the seaward section of a beach exposed to and shaped by the action of waves. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Stationary, time-series, multi-electrode resistivity profiles across a beach face as a function of water level.
  • The profile variability seen on the beach face is natural and due to beach cusp formation, movement, and degradation.
  • It offers a mile-long walk along the sandy spit either on the beach face or on the nature trails.
  • The littoral process is the mechanism that delivers eroded sediment to the beach face.
  • We are standing on the active beach face of a southward-migrating cuspate foreland.
  • There are exposed tree stumps in the surf and on the beach face as a result of the recession.
  • The shoreline zone consists of a steeply sloped, partially eroded and debris-strewn beach face.
  • Larger spills will often cover the entire beach face.
  • Driving on the beach face destroys the rare plants that grow there.
  • The definition of beach includes the beach face and berm.

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