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ridge and runnel

ridge and runnel A series of asymmetrical ridges running parallel to the coast and separated by shallow troughs (runnels) 100–200 m wide. This topography is developed on the foreshore of mesotidal or macrotidal beaches. The development of these forms is favoured by moderate wave-energy conditions acting on a flat beach with an abundant sediment supply.

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ridge and runnel

ridge and runnel A series of asymmetrical ridges that run parallel to the coast and are separated by shallow troughs (runnels) 100–200 m wide. This topography is developed on the foreshore of mesotidal or macrotidal beaches and is favoured by moderate wave-energy conditions acting on a flat beach with an abundant supply of sediment.

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"ridge and runnel." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. 23 Aug. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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"ridge and runnel." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Retrieved August 23, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/ridge-and-runnel-0