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Latest revision as of 13:41, 8 February 2019

Definition of Perched beach:
Perched beaches are natural or nourished beaches at locations with a steep shoreface. They are supported at their lower part by a submerged structure.
This is the common definition for Perched beach, other definitions can be discussed in the article


See also

Perched beaches


References

Mangor, Karsten. 2004. “Shoreline Management Guidelines”. DHI Water and Environment