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How do waves change a beach?

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How do waves change a beach?

Beaches:

Beaches are also called shores or shorelines. Beaches are where a large body of water comes in contact with dry land. There are a variety of types of sediments found on beaches ranging from fine sand to larger rocks and pebbles.

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Waves can change a beach by adding sediment to it or transporting sediment somewhere else. Water waves can carry sediment and may get deposited on the...

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