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storm beach

Michael Allaby

in A Dictionary of Ecology

Fifth edition


Published online September 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191793158

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An accumulation of coarse beach *sediments built above the high-water mark by storm action. Gravel, shell debris, and other coarse materials are thrown into ridge or bank structures by waves during heavy storms....

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Subjects: Ecology and Conservation

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