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cuspate foreland

cuspate foreland A large, triangular area of coastal deposition, which is dominated by many shingle ridges and is often terminated on the landward side by poorly drained terrain. It is the result of a long episode of local marine aggradation under wave advance from two dominant directions. Dungeness, on the south coast of England, is a typical example.

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cuspate foreland

cuspate foreland Large, triangular area of coastal deposition, which is dominated by many shingle ridges, and is often terminated landward by poorly drained terrain. It is the result of a long episode of local marine aggradation under wave advance from two dominant directions. Dungeness, on the south coast of England, is a typical example.

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"cuspate foreland." A Dictionary of Earth Sciences. . Retrieved August 16, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/cuspate-foreland